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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA



UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,    

                  Plaintiff,

                  v.

SMITHFIELD FOODS, INC.,

                  Defendant.


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Civil Action No.1:03-CV-00434 (HHK)

ORDER

This Matter, having come before the Court on the Plaintiff's Motion for Leave to File Under Seal Substituted Copies of Exhibits 2, 3, and 4 attached to Plaintiff's Supplemental Memorandum in Opposition to Defendant's Motion to Dismiss and

It Appearing, that the Defendant has no objection to the Motion and

It Appearing further, for good cause shown, that the Motion should be granted, it is hereby

ORDERED, ADJUDGED AND DECREED that Plaintiff is granted the right to file under seal substituted copies of Exhibits 2, 3, and 4 as attachments to Plaintiff's Supplemental Memorandum in Opposition to Defendant's Motion to Dismiss and the electronically-filed copies of those same Exhibits should be expunged from the record.

Entered this _____ day of ______, 2003



  By__________________________________
Henry H. Kennedy, Jr.
United States District Judge




Copies to:

Nina B. Hale
Antitrust Division
United States Department of Justice
325 Seventh Street, NW, Suite 500
Washington, D.C. 20530
Telephone: 202/307-0892
Facsimile: 202/307-2784

Counsel for Plaintiff



Thomas G. Slater, Jr., Esq.
Hunton & Williams
951 East Byrd Street
Richmond, Virginia 23219-4074
Telephone: 804/788-8475
Facsimile: 804/788-8218

Counsel for Defendant