Judge Denies Chicken of the Sea, Food Preparers’ $6.5 Million Settlement
California Federal Judge Janis L. Sammartino denied a proposed settlement between commercial food preparers (CFPs) and Chicken of the Sea over price-fixing of canned tuna. Sammartino ruled that the settlement does not provide “adequate relief to the class.”
Back in May, Chicken of the Sea (COSI) reached a tentative deal that would have settled the class action suit with the food preparers it was involved in stemming from the price-fixing. The company filed court papers, but the deal was denied last Friday.
Sammartino broke down several...
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