10/4/2006

After a three-year legal battle with the Department of Justice, the Dairy Farmers of America, the nation's largest dairy co-op, has agreed to sell its stake in Southern Belle Dairy Co. to Prairie Farms Dairy Inc. The dispute concerned DFA's acquisition of two competing dairies that gave it control of milk supply to 45 Eastern Kentucky school districts and limited supply choices in an additional 55 districts.

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