Shake the Sugar Tree: The Tipline for 4 February 2022

US Sugar believes the Department of Justice is withholding communications with the Department of Agriculture that “may contradict” claims that the company’s deal with Imperial Sugar would harm competition. In a letter yesterday to a federal Delaware court, US Sugar requested that the DOJ produce such documents and communications. Meanwhile, the DOJ has partnered with the USDA to launch a portal that enables farmers and ranchers to anonymously report potentially anticompetitive conduct.

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