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Justice Department gives go-ahead for JBS purchase of Pilgrim's Pride.

There are 5 comments on the Greeley Tribune story from Oct 14, 2009, titled Justice Department gives go-ahead for JBS purchase of Pilgrim's Pride.. In it, Greeley Tribune reports that:

The nation's largest beef producer will become majority owner in the nation's largest poultry producer after the U.S. Department of Justice on Wednesday halted its investigation into to the planned $800 million purchase of Pilgrim's Pride.

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broke chicken farmer

Marble Falls, TX

#1 Oct 30, 2009
i sure hope jbs will help the farmers that grow for them our bills have gone sky high our pay has not we make up the company so please help us.
Released Grower

Lake Butler, FL

#2 Oct 30, 2009
Don't count on it. Here at the Live Oak complex they're passing more costs and worst, more liability to the grower. The catch crews will now be paid by the farmers directly and will be liable for any injuries while on their farms.

It is getting worse not better.
old chicken farmer

United States

#3 Nov 3, 2009
Bigger doesn't always mean better. It seems when large corporations get involved with anything there is less for those that are actually doing the work in order to satisfy stockholders and corporate executives.
John

United States

#4 Nov 3, 2009
One can only speculate about the magnitude of a merger that would awaken the Justice Department; simply amazing and inexplicable. Apparently it is not a Democrat or Republican issue, just one of money.
old chicken farmer

Wilmar, AR

#5 Nov 4, 2009
I was told by Pilgrim growers in Arkansas they had to take a pay cut.

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