A Tuna Tale: Starkist, Bumble Bee, Chicken of the Sea, and the Sinking of Seafood Empires
Mafia-style dinners, tears on the witness stand, jail time. It’s not what you think of when you think of canned fish.
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A few years ago, the Department of Justice started looking into business practices in the canned tuna industry. What unfolded was a price fixing story so dark and disruptive, it threatened to upend a century-old industry.
Podcast production by Jess Miller, with help from Madeline Ducharme, Hannah Klein, Megan Kallstrom, and Asha Saluja.