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StarKist Tuna is the name of a brand of tuna owned by Dongwon Industries

Its mascot is Charlie the Tuna, an anthropomorphic cartoon tuna. Commercials usually featured the phrase "Sorry Charlie".

In August 2015, StarKist settled a class-action lawsuit claiming that the company was guilty of deliberately "under-filling" five-ounce cans of tuna.[1] Earlier that same month, StarKist was sued, accused of colluding with two other tuna distributors to fix prices.[2]

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  1. ^ "Lawsuit filed against StarKist after company allegedly underfilled tuna cans". Fox Four Kansas City. 26 August 2015. Retrieved 26 August 2015. 
  2. ^ "Lawsuit alleges StarKist colluded over prices; Ansys reports dip in profits; Arnet steps aside at Women and Girls Foundation". Pittsburgh Star Gazette. 6 August 2015. Retrieved 26 August 2015.