April 2018: This case was voluntarily dismissed When a complaint is dismissed without prejudice, an amended version of the complaint can be refiled., the reasons for which have not been disclosed.

September 2017: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Starkist Co. alleging that cans of Starkist tuna do not contain the amount of tuna represented on the label and contain less tuna than the minimum amount required by federal regulations. (Puckett et al v. Starkist Co., Case No. 17-cv-1416, D. Ore.)

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