Bumble Bee Foods LLC agreed to plead guilty for its role in a conspiracy to fix the prices of shelf-stable tuna fish May 8, according to the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ). According to the agency, Bumble Bee and its co-conspirators agreed to fix the prices of shelf-table tuna fish from as early as the first quarter of 2011 through at least as late as the fourth quarter of 2013. The price-fixing scheme included canned and pouch tuna prices.
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