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Cherokee Nation Latest To Accuse Tuna Cos. Of Price Fixing

Law360, New York (November 17, 2017, 9:04 PM EST) -- The Cherokee Nation on Thursday lodged a proposed class action in California federal court against a handful of tuna companies, including Bumble Bee and StarKist, accusing them of violating federal and numerous state consumer protection laws over an alleged canned tuna price-fixing scheme.

The tribe, a federally recognized sovereign nation, said that the companies — Bumble Bee, StarKist and Chicken of the Sea, which collectively control roughly 70 percent of the U.S. packaged seafood market — conspired to fix the prices for packaged tuna and other seafood...
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