Lawsuit Investigation: Bumble Bee Tuna and Salmon Not as Sustainable as Advertised?

Last Updated on September 27, 2023

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At A Glance

This Alert Affects:
Anyone who purchased certain Bumble Bee canned or pouched tuna or salmon products that showcased the "certified sustainable seafood" blue fish tick label.
What’s Going On?
Attorneys working with believe Bumble Bee may have falsely advertised certain tuna and salmon products as “sustainable” in light of reports that the company may source some of its seafood using environmentally destructive fishing methods. Now, they’re looking into whether a class action lawsuit can be filed on behalf of buyers.
What Products Are Under Investigation?
Prime Yellowfin Basil Pesto & Roasted Garlic in Olive Oil; Prime Yellowfin Balsamic & Herb in Olive Oil; Chunk Light Tuna In Water; Chunk Light Tuna In Oil; Skinless Boneless Sockeye Salmon; Sockeye Salmon; Skinless and Boneless Pink Salmon; Pink Salmon; Teriyaki Seasoned Tuna Pouch; Wild Caught Pink Salmon Skinless & Boneless Pouch; and Applewood Smoke Seasoned Tuna Pouch.
How Could a Lawsuit Help?
If successful, a class action lawsuit could help consumers get back some of the money they spent on the seafood. It could also force Bumble Bee to change how the products are made or sourced.