StarKist Co. pleads guilty for canned tuna price fixing
Starkist canned tuna. (Photo: Starkist)
(UNITED STATES, 10/20/2018)
StarKist Co., a subsidiary of South Korea’s Dongwon Group, has agreed to plead guilty for its role in a conspiracy to fix prices of packaged seafood sold in the United States, according to the Department of Justice.
The company faces a potential fine of USD 100 million in connection with an agreement to fix canned tuna prices that ran from at least late 2011 to late 2013.
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