Del Monte Asks Fed. Circ. To Nix Tuna Tariff Ruling

Law360, New York (February 5, 2013, 6:10 PM EST) -- Del Monte Corp. on Monday urged the Federal Circuit to reverse a lower court’s ruling that dismissed the company’s challenge to the alleged misclassification of its imported flavored tuna pouches as "tuna in oil," saying the lower court erred in relying on outdated precedent.

The San Francisco-based packaged food company contends the U.S. Court of International Trade wrongly granted the government summary judgment on Del Monte's claim that its pouches containing fillets or strips of tuna to which flavored sauces were added  — which were packed...
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