You received a notice because your business may have purchased farm-raised Atlantic salmon or products derived therefrom directly from one or more of the Defendants between April 10, 2013 and May 26, 2022. You have the right to know about your rights or options in the proposed Settlement.
The Court in charge of this case is the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, Miami Division (the “Court”). The case is called In Re: Farm-Raised Salmon and Salmon Products Antitrust Litigation, Master File No. 19-21551-CV-ALTONAGA. It was filed in 2019.
Plaintiffs Euclid Fish Company; Euro USA Inc.; Schneider’s Fish and Sea Food Corporation; and The Fishing Line LLC―sued on behalf of a proposed Class. The companies they sued are called the Defendants and they are: Mowi ASA (formerly known as Marine Harvest ASA), Mowi USA, LLC (formerly known as Marine Harvest USA, LLC), Mowi Canada West, Inc. (formerly known as Marine Harvest Canada, Inc.), and Mowi Ducktrap, LLC (an assumed name of Ducktrap River of Maine, LLC); Grieg Seafood ASA, Grieg Seafood BC Ltd., Grieg Seafood North America Inc. (formerly known as Ocean Quality North America Inc.),; Grieg Seafood USA, Inc. (formerly known as Ocean Quality USA Inc.), Grieg Seafood Premium Brands, Inc. (formerly known as Ocean Quality Premium Brands, Inc.); Sjór AS (formerly known as Ocean Quality AS); SalMar ASA; Lerøy Seafood AS and Lerøy Seafood USA Inc.; and Cermaq Group AS, Cermaq US LLC, Cermaq Canada Ltd., and Cermaq Norway AS.
The notice explains that:
- The Settlement Class is affected by a proposed Settlement with all Defendants.
- You have legal rights and options that you may exercise before the Court decides whether to approve the Settlement.