Tuna Companies Look to Halt Price-Fixing Antitrust Case as They Battle Class Certifications
The trio of tuna giants involved in a price-fixing class action suit are asking a U.S. Court of Appeals to halt the case while they dispute class certifications.
Legal counsel for Tri-Union Seafoods d.b.a Chicken of the Sea, Bumble Bee Foods and StarKist argue that if court proceedings continue in its antitrust litigation, they will be flooded with lawsuits.
The defense argued that the companies could be at the risk of “being pecked to death by ducks” if the judge presiding over the antitrust...
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