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Cans of StarKist Light Chunk Tuna
San Francisco, CALIFORNIA — Based on records with the federal court in San Francisco, US District Court Judge Edward M. Chen is “inclined” to impose the $100 million criminal fine - as agreed in the plea agreement — against StarKist Co., whose sentencing hearing has been continued to later next...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA —  The US Justice Department is asking a federal judge to “reject” StarKist Co’s  “attempt to escape punishment for the crime it committed” and to uphold a proposed $100 million fine, as cited in a plea agreement between the parties for the company’s participation in the...
StarKist canning plant in American Samoa
San Francisco, CA — StarKist Inc., as a defendant, will appear Wednesday, Nov. 14, at the federal court in San Francisco for an arraignment and plea hearing for its role in a conspiracy to fix prices of packaged seafood sold in the U.S, according to court records. The US Justice Department had...
StarKist canning plant in American Samoa
Washington, D.C. — The news that StarKist & Co, the last of the US 'big three' tuna canners has admitted to have engaged in price fixing, will make it easier for civil plaintiffs to prove their case, a lawyer told Undercurrent News.  However, while Thai Union Group-owned Tri-Union Seafoods, the...