Small Potatoes, Not: Suit Alleges OPEC-like Tuber Cartel

You, maybe, think the idea of a "spud conspiracy" sounds silly. America's grocers most assuredly do not. Associated Wholesale Grocers, which according to its website represents 1,900 retail stores, claims that America's potato producers have conspired to fix spud prices in the $25 billion a year industry. Their complaint, filed in Kansas' U.S. District Court, demands unspecified treble damages for what they claim are violations of the Sherman Act and the Kansas Restraint of Trade Act. The...Full Story
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