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Wegmans, Krasdale Unhook StarKist In Tuna Price-Fix MDL

Law360 (June 11, 2019, 7:53 PM EDT) -- Wegmans Food Markets Inc. and Krasdale Foods Inc. have come to terms that will allow StarKist Co. to further untangle itself from multidistrict litigation accusing it of conspiring with its rivals to hike up the price of canned tuna, according to filings in California federal court Monday.

The grocery companies asked the court to approve their agreements to drop the claims, without mentioning what, if any, terms they reached with the tuna company.

The grocers' deals are the latest in a string of settlements in the sprawling multidistrict litigation targeting the "big three" U.S. tuna companies — StarKist, Bumble Bee Foods...

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