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Bumble Bee Pleads Guilty, Agrees to Pay $25 Million


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Lone
- 403 days ago - ecowatch.com
The Justice Department announced Monday that Bumble Bee has agreed to plead guilty to one count of fixing the prices of canned tuna sold in the U.S. and pay a $25 million criminal fine.



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Sue H (7)
Sunday May 14, 2017, 9:50 am
Busted!
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday May 14, 2017, 11:02 am
That's chump change--should be in the hundreds of millions at least. thx Lone
 

Leo Custer (315)
Sunday May 14, 2017, 11:09 am
Thank you for sharing!
 

TOM T (246)
Sunday May 14, 2017, 2:11 pm
Interesting ... Thank You 4 Sharing .....
 

JL A (281)
Sunday May 14, 2017, 2:16 pm
Evidence of weak enforcement with corporations hurting consumers...and Trump wants to weaken these insufficient efforts? Thanks Lone
 

Animae C (514)
Sunday May 14, 2017, 2:51 pm
TY Lone
 

Ed Site Issues V (198)
Monday May 15, 2017, 5:49 am
Noted, Thanks
 

Colleen L (3)
Monday May 15, 2017, 4:58 pm
It's about time. Glad they got caught for their crime. .Thanks Lone
 

Anne K (139)
Monday May 15, 2017, 5:03 pm
Thanks, Lone.
 

Janet B (0)
Monday May 15, 2017, 6:21 pm
Thanks
 

John B (185)
Tuesday May 16, 2017, 4:21 pm
Thanks Lone for the link to the article by Graham Forbes. StarKist and Chicken of the Sea also worked together to maintain the industry status quo, so why are they not being fined?
Noted.
 

Harry K (0)
Tuesday May 16, 2017, 7:29 pm
thanks for the story
 

Melania P (122)
Friday June 2, 2017, 1:47 pm
Bastards! They should pay for programs to help tuna recover
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday June 6, 2017, 11:53 pm
thank you
 

Margie FOURIE (148)
Friday June 30, 2017, 6:53 am
The customers will pay in the end.
 
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