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Packaged Seafood (Indirect)

Class Action | Packaged Seafood | SIB Fixed Cost Reduction



$20 Million Class Action Settlement

SIB is assisting eligible clients with filing claims in a class action settlement related to commercial packaged tuna products.

What is the case?

The lawsuit alleges that the Defendants (below) conspired to raise, fix, stabilize and/or maintain prices for Packaged Tuna Products in violation of U.S. federal antitrust laws. 

Who is affected?

All persons or entities who indirectly purchased (that is, from an entity other than a Defendant, such as a retailer, wholesaler and/or distributor) in the eligible jurisdictions (listed below) Packaged Tuna Products (including shelf-stable tuna) in cans or pouches smaller than 40 ounces (excluding meal kits) for end consumption and not for resale, from June 1, 2011 through July 1, 2015.

Who are the Defendants?

Tri-Union Seafoods LLC d/b/a Chicken of the Sea International and Thai Union Group PCL (collectively, “COSI”); Bumble Bee Foods, LLC f/k/a Bumble Bee Seafoods, LLC; Lion Capital (Americas), Inc.; StarKist Company; Del Monte Corporation; HJ Heinz Co.; and Dongwon Industries Co., Ltd.

What are the applicable states?

AZ, AR, CA, FL, HI, IA, KS, ME, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, NE, NV, NH, NM, NY, NC, ND, OR, RI, SC, SD, TN, UT, VT, VA, WV, WI, District of Columbia and Guam

What is the filing deadline?

To be determined. (When we get an update, we will post it here.)

How SIB Makes Filing Easy

SIB has in-house experts who deal with class action lawsuits every day. They understand the necessary steps and protect you from any pitfalls such as missed documentation requirements and deadlines. SIB relieves you of the administrative burden that involves compiling all the proper documentation, filing your claim, staying on top of deadlines and extensions and monitoring progress until funds have been disbursed.

Take a moment to fill out this form to learn more about how we can help you file your claim.