Bloomberg Law
Aug. 4, 2022, 5:26 AM

Tyson Not Cooperating With Meat-Price Gouging Probe, NY Says (1)

Joel Rosenblatt
Joel Rosenblatt
Bloomberg News

Tyson Foods Inc. is resisting demands from New York to provide information for an investigation into whether the meat producer engaged in price gouging during the pandemic, the state claimed.

New York Attorney General Letitia James said in a court filing Wednesday that she’s seeking a special court proceeding to force Tyson to turn over the requested information. The probe is intended to determine whether companies charged “unconscionably excessive prices” in violation of New York’s price gouging law, she said.

Representatives of Springdale, Arkansas-based Tyson declined to comment.

The state wants information and documents from Tyson related to meat costs, ...

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