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Old 08-31-2015, 11:12 PM   #1
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"If you purchased a 5-ounce can of StarKist chunk light tuna or solid white tuna..."

"...between 2009 and 2014...you could be owed a refund, and you get to choose between $25 in cash or $50 in tuna".

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/sorry-...033043887.html

It's about time we got a refund from companies who shrink the product to squeeze out more profit. Being shortchanged, even a little bit, adds up to million$ in profit due to the sheer volume.

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Old 09-01-2015, 12:53 AM   #2
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"...between 2009 and 2014...you could be owed a refund, and you get to choose between $25 in cash or $50 in tuna".
You just know that, if you choose the tuna, the Gorton Fisherman is going to show up at your door with a whole fish over his shoulder, right?
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Old 09-01-2015, 01:50 AM   #3
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You just know that, if you choose the tuna, the Gorton Fisherman is going to show up at your door with a whole fish over his shoulder, right?
Don't know about that... I submitted my claim. I opted for $50 of tuna instead of $25.
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Old 04-03-2017, 08:45 PM   #4
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Don't know about that... I submitted my claim. I opted for $50 of tuna instead of $25.
I opted for the check. I am not really nor ever have been a big fan of tuna. Spike checks the website every month. He opted for the tuna. They are still in litigation.

Too late for me. I should have opted for the tuna. Kept a few cans for myself and donated the rest to the church food bank. From the latest news, the checks will only amount to a miniscule amount instead of the $25. It seems more folks wanted money back than the tuna. To honor all cash claims at $25 each would bankrupt the company. So now the court is trying to find a suitable cash amount for each cash settlement without sending the company into bankruptcy.
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Addie, the cutoff for filing a claim was November 20th, 2015. So are you still able to get a claim?

I don't really like SK tuna anyway. I always get my tuna from Trader Joe's. It tastes better and it seems like there's more in the can.
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Old 04-04-2017, 02:35 AM   #6
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Addie, the cutoff for filing a claim was November 20th, 2015. So are you still able to get a claim?

I don't really like SK tuna anyway. I always get my tuna from Trader Joe's. It tastes better and it seems like there's more in the can.
No. For those of us who did file a claim, all we can do is wait, and wait, and wait. Spike has been following the court proceedings about once a month. SK is just dragging their heels. At the rate the courts move, I may have to put a codicil on my will and leave the paltry amount to my kids.
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I opted for the check. I am not really nor ever have been a big fan of tuna. Spike checks the website every month. He opted for the tuna. They are still in litigation.

Too late for me. I should have opted for the tuna. Kept a few cans for myself and donated the rest to the church food bank.
I was gonna take the cash too, but opted for the tuna. I figure by the time this all gets settled, the cost of tuna will have risen.
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I figure by the time this all gets settled, the cost of tuna will have risen.
....and the law firm handling the case makes 10 million dollars...
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No. For those of us who did file a claim, all we can do is wait, and wait, and wait. Spike has been following the court proceedings about once a month. SK is just dragging their heels. At the rate the courts move, I may have to put a codicil on my will and leave the paltry amount to my kids.
I wouldn't. They'll get taxed for it.
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I wouldn't. They'll get taxed for it.
Not likely. Addie doesn't have enough assets to trigger the federal estate tax and immediate family members are usually exempt from inheritance tax.
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