Violation Tracker Individual Record
Date:September 11, 2019
Primary Offense:price-fixing or anti-competitive practices
StarKist Co. was sentenced to pay a criminal fine of $100 million, the statutory maximum, for its role in a conspiracy to fix prices for canned tuna sold in the United States. StarKist was also sentenced to a 13-month term of probation.
Level of Government:federal
Action Type:agency action
Agency:Justice Department Antitrust Division
Civil or Criminal Case:criminal
HQ Country of Parent:South Korea
Ownership Structure of Parent:publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent:food products
Specific Industry of Parent:seafood
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