Gorton’s settles tilapia sustainability lawsuit

Published on
September 19, 2022
A package of Gorton's tilapia.

Not long after a U.S. judge allowed a class-action lawsuit against Gorton’s to proceed, the Gloucester, Massachusetts, U.S.A.-based supplier settled the case out of court.

Filed in April 2022 by plaintiffs Jeffrey Alan Spindel and Kevin McCarthy, the lawsuit alleged that Gorton’s tilapia products are falsely advertised as being sustainably sourced. Spindel and McCarth were asking for more than USD 5 million (EUR 5 million) in damages ... 

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