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The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California granted partial summary judgment to Defendants StarKist Company, Del Monte Corporation, and Dongwon Industries Co., Ltd. in multidistrict litigation over alleged tuna price-fixing. Judge Dana Sabraw agreed with Defendants that Plaintiff tuna buyers, Associated Wholesale Grocers Inc. and Affiliated Foods Midwest Cooperative Inc., haven't come forward with enough evidence supporting their allegation that Defendants were party to an agreement, conspiracy, or combination to restrain trade in the canned tuna market before May 30, 2011.

[To accompany Case Law Update "Federal Court Grants Partial Summary Judgment in Favor of Tuna Companies in Price-Fixing Case” from Brooks Animal Law Digest Issue No. 187]

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