Morrisons wins ?100,000 over price fixing claim

April 2008
Farmers Weekly;4/25/2008, p36
Trade Publication
The article reports that Morrisons has been awarded £100,000 and offered an apology by the British Office of Fair Trading (OFT) in settlement of a defamation action launched by the supermarket group in 2007. The case followed the publication of a press release by the OFT last September 2007, at the time of its statement of objections, which accused a number of retailers of fixing milk, butter and cheese prices to the detriment of consumers in 2002 and 2003.


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