Indirect Purchasers Have Article III Standing To Pursue State Antitrust Claims

PHILADELPHIA - Indirect purchasers have standing under Article III of the U.S. Constitution to sue producers of eggs for price fixing under the antitrust laws of Iowa, Mississippi, North Dakota and South Dakota even though the indirect purchasers did not reside in or buy eggs in those states, the federal judge in Pennsylvania who is overseeing the multidistrict litigation ruled March 20 (In re: Processed Egg Products Antitrust Litigation (In re: Processed Egg Products Antitrust Litigation, MDL No. 2002, No. 08-md-02002, E.D. Pa.; 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 37265).

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