Category Archives: Bumble Bee

LEGAL: Bumble Bee agrees to relabel &  settlesto end proposed class action lawsuit; Of perceived ‘wild’ and ‘smoked’ salmon products…

Continue reading LEGAL: Bumble Bee agrees to relabel &  settlesto end proposed class action lawsuit; Of perceived ‘wild’ and ‘smoked’ salmon products…

WALMART lawsuit alleges that three major tuna brands colluded to fix prices; Two Bumble Bee VPs plead guilty & will cooperate with Feds

Continue reading WALMART lawsuit alleges that three major tuna brands colluded to fix prices; Two Bumble Bee VPs plead guilty & will cooperate with Feds

FAD management… 83 organizations, firms, retailers, NGOs worldwide urge RFMOs to make “better progress” in 6 tuna fishing policy areas

Continue reading FAD management… 83 organizations, firms, retailers, NGOs worldwide urge RFMOs to make “better progress” in 6 tuna fishing policy areas

Of 17 US-HQed seafood firms in world’s #Top100SeafoodEthics benchmark, only 1 displayed ‘v. good’ Transparency

Continue reading Of 17 US-HQed seafood firms in world’s #Top100SeafoodEthics benchmark, only 1 displayed ‘v. good’ Transparency

BUMBLE Bee commits to purchase & promote MSC-certified tuna from PNA countries; “Reinforces company’s commitment to sustainability and traceability”

Continue reading BUMBLE Bee commits to purchase & promote MSC-certified tuna from PNA countries; “Reinforces company’s commitment to sustainability and traceability”

THAI Union files record 2015 results: profits up 19.1%… TU says it is committed to ensuring its supply chain is “free of these labor and environmental issues”

Continue reading THAI Union files record 2015 results: profits up 19.1%… TU says it is committed to ensuring its supply chain is “free of these labor and environmental issues”

THAI Union pulls out of 100% Bumble Bee Foods acquisition but “remains committed” to N. American market: “clearance is unlikely under the time stipulated”

Continue reading THAI Union pulls out of 100% Bumble Bee Foods acquisition but “remains committed” to N. American market: “clearance is unlikely under the time stipulated”

GSSI partners commit to support “all GSSI recognized certification schemes”; Launch of Global Benchmark Tool for seafood certification schemes

GSSI - logos2 - commitments 08.10.2015

Continue reading GSSI partners commit to support “all GSSI recognized certification schemes”; Launch of Global Benchmark Tool for seafood certification schemes

BUMBLE Bee Foods to pay California “largest known” workplace violations settlement for death of employee trapped inside industrial oven

Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey announced on Wednesday August 12, 2015, a settlement agreement that will require (Lion Capital-owned) Bumble Bee Foods LLC to pay $6 million for willfully violating worker safety rules, causing the 2012 death of an employee who became trapped inside an industrial oven at the company’s Santa Fe Springs plant. Continue reading BUMBLE Bee Foods to pay California “largest known” workplace violations settlement for death of employee trapped inside industrial oven

GREENPEACE says major retailers are not adequately addressing slavery and human rights abuses in the seafood industry – CATO 2015 report; “Annual nuisance” says NFI…

Continue reading GREENPEACE says major retailers are not adequately addressing slavery and human rights abuses in the seafood industry – CATO 2015 report; “Annual nuisance” says NFI…

‘5 UNIVERSAL truths’: New tool for seafood buyers to challenge credibility of ecolabels: Is it clear, accurate, relevant, transparent, robust?… Can it be trusted?

Continue reading ‘5 UNIVERSAL truths’: New tool for seafood buyers to challenge credibility of ecolabels: Is it clear, accurate, relevant, transparent, robust?… Can it be trusted?