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February 12, 1993 | Associated Press
Chicken of the Sea tuna producers Thursday voluntarily recalled all tuna in 6 1/8-ounce cans sold in shrink-wrapped packs to Costco wholesale stores in California and eight other western states because some cans were damaged. Van Camp Seafood Co. recalled shrink-wrapped four-, six- and eight-can packs of tuna it supplied to Costco stores in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Alaska, Montana, Nevada, Hawaii and Utah, as well as California.
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February 12, 1993 | Associated Press
Chicken of the Sea tuna producers Thursday voluntarily recalled all tuna in 6 1/8-ounce cans sold in shrink-wrapped packs to Costco wholesale stores in California and eight other western states because some cans were damaged. Van Camp Seafood Co. recalled shrink-wrapped four-, six- and eight-can packs of tuna it supplied to Costco stores in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Alaska, Montana, Nevada, Hawaii and Utah, as well as California.
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BUSINESS
May 11, 1990 | MICHAEL PARRISH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Former President Gerald R. Ford has banned tuna at his family table. But he's not worried about dolphins. He wants to save U.S. fishermen. "I am sad and angry, " Ford fumed in a May 4 letter to the three big tuna canners, who announced recently that they wouldn't buy any tuna caught in ways that kill dolphins. "This is a clear-cut case of unfair discrimination against American fishermen."
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April 13, 1990 | MICHAEL PARRISH and CHRIS KRAUL, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The three biggest companies in the U.S. tuna industry on Thursday pledged not to buy or sell fish caught using methods that kill or injure dolphins. The move surprised but delighted environmentalists who have been waging a fierce grass-roots campaign to ban fishing techniques that kill an estimated 100,000 to 200,000 dolphins a year. The first announcement came from H. J. Heinz Co. and its Long Beach subsidiary, StarKist Seafood Co., the world's largest tuna canner.
BUSINESS
August 8, 1997
Boeing Co. will actively market McDonnell Douglas commercial airplanes and let demand decide whether they survive the companies' merger, Boeing chief Phil Condit said during a tour of the Long Beach Douglas Aircraft facilities. "The customer will choose which products they like and we'll continue to build them as long as they buy them," Condit said. . . . Los Angeles-based Arden Group Inc. reported net income for the second quarter of $2.2 million, or $2.
BUSINESS
May 11, 1990 | MICHAEL PARRISH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Former President Gerald R. Ford has banned tuna at his family table. But he's not worried about dolphins. He wants to save U.S. fishermen. "I am sad and angry, " Ford fumed in a May 4 letter to the three big tuna canners, who announced recently that they wouldn't buy any tuna caught in ways that kill dolphins. "This is a clear-cut case of unfair discrimination against American fishermen."
NEWS
April 13, 1990 | MICHAEL PARRISH and CHRIS KRAUL, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The three biggest companies in the U.S. tuna industry on Thursday pledged not to buy or sell fish caught using methods that kill or injure dolphins. The move surprised but delighted environmentalists who have been waging a fierce grass-roots campaign to ban fishing techniques that kill an estimated 100,000 to 200,000 dolphins a year. The first announcement came from H. J. Heinz Co. and its Long Beach subsidiary, StarKist Seafood Co., the world's largest tuna canner.
BUSINESS
April 14, 1990 | From United Press International
Japan's tuna industry said Friday that it will not follow the decision of top American tuna canners to use only dolphin-safe methods of catching tuna but promised to study alternatives to dolphin-threatening fishing procedures. "The U.S. companies' decision will have little effect on the Japanese fishing industry," said Yasushi Tamaki, an official of the drift net fishing section of the Japanese Overseas Fishing Union. StarKist Seafood Co., Van Camp Seafood Co.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 21, 1988 | LESLIE WOLF, Times Staff Writer
The owner of an idle tuna cannery off Harbor Drive, unable to find a suitable use for the property, has surrendered the site and its buildings to the San Diego Unified Port District. The Board of Port Commissioners voted Tuesday to allow Ralston Purina Co. to terminate its lease, which was set to expire March 31, 2014. The Van Camp Seafood Co. will continue to operate a warehouse on the site as a tenant of the Port District.
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