The Agriculture Department is partnering with 31 state attorneys general to look more closely into anticompetitive practices in the food and agriculture sectors as part of a broader White House initiative to promote marketplace competition.
USDA’s weekly Crop Progress report, due out this afternoon, will tell traders and policymakers whether farmers are starting to catch up on planting during a year when U.S. crops will be especially important to global food supplies.
Claxton Poultry Farms of Georgia has been indicted on charges of taking part in “a nationwide conspiracy to fix prices and rig bids for broiler chicken products” from 2012 through 2019, the Justice Department announced Thursday.
The Trump administration's rule reducing the number of wetlands and other areas regulated by the Clean Water Act is likely to be in the cross hairs if Joe Biden wins the presidency, but it would probably take his administration some time to act against that and other regulatory rollbacks
The Department of Justice is seeking information from the nation’s largest meatpackers, a move that provides further indication of an investigation into the practices of the four major players in the industry.