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Pasta Price Fixing

KTinNYC | Jan 6, 2010 03:06 PM

"Italian prosecutors suspect five of the country's largest pasta producers, which together account for 90% of all Italian pasta production, of being involved in a price-fixing scheme. These producers -- which include Barilla and De Cecco, brands familiar to American shoppers -- are being accused by the government of forming a cartello della pasta (pasta cartel) and have been summoned by authorities to explain the spike in pasta prices."

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