Judge Dismisses Civil Case Against Former Bumble Bee CEO
A Kansas-based wholesale distributors’ claims against Christopher Lischewski, the former CEO of Bumble Bee Foods were thrown out by U.S. District Court Judge Janis Sammartino.
Claims brought by Associated Wholesale Grocers Inc. (AWG) stating that Lischewski helped Bumble Bee, Chicken of the Sea and StarKist fix prices of canned tuna.
“In sum, AWG has failed to allege Mr. Lischewski’s ‘conduct connects him’ to Kansas ‘in a meaningful way’,” the court order read. “The Court therefore finds, based on the allegations of the SAC, Mr. Lischewski...
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