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WA Delegate: None.

Founder: The State of Manu a Tutuila

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Largest Agricultural Sector: 971st Largest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 1,135th Largest Trout Fishing Sector: 1,150th+2
Most Stationary: 1,163rd Largest Populations: 2,474th
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American Samoa

Embassies: Kolonia and the Pacific Islands.

Tags: Minuscule.

American Samoa is home to a single nation.

Today's World Census Report

The Most Scientifically Advanced in American Samoa

World Census researchers quantified national scientific advancement by quizzing random citizens about quantum chromodynamics, space-time curvature and stem cell rejuvenation therapies. Responses based on Star Trek were discarded.

As a region, American Samoa is ranked 11,233rd in the world for Most Scientifically Advanced.

1.The State of Manu a TutuilaNew York Times Democracy“State”

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Tacony

Hi, Manu a Tutuila! Just stopping in as I make my way around the world!

The State of Manu a Tutuila

Thinking of adding this region to my other list.

That would require it's status to go to:
- Puppet Storage Region
- Embassy Matrix Region

See about that later.

Starkist tuna

StarKist was founded in 1917 in San Pedro, California[3] (known historically as "Fish Harbor")[4] as the French Sardine Company of California, by Martin J. Bogdanovich (an immigrant from Croatia) and several partners. Bogdanovich is known for his innovations related to refrigeration of the seafood product with crushed ice.[5] They first marketed tuna under the Starkist name in 1942. Bogdanovich died in 1944 and his son Joseph (1912-2005)[6] took over the business. The company changed its name to Starkist Foods in 1953; at the time, its facility on Terminal Island was the largest tuna processing facility in the world.

Since 1961 its mascot has been Charlie the Tuna, an anthropomorphic cartoon tuna. Commercials usually featured the phrase "Sorry Charlie". StarKist was acquired by the H.J. Heinz Company in 1963.

In 1984, the Terminal Island cannery operations were shut down.[7] In 1988, Heinz spun off its pet food brands (including its flagship 9Lives cat food brand, which was introduced as a tuna-based cat food in 1959) into a separate division (Joseph Bogdanovich became a Heinz vice-chairman).[5][8] Heinz sold both divisions to Del Monte in 2002.[9]

In August 2015, StarKist settled a class-action lawsuit claiming that the company was guilty of deliberately "under-filling" five-ounce cans of tuna.[10] Earlier that same month, StarKist was sued, accused of colluding with Bumble Bee Foods and Chicken of the Sea to fix prices.[1]

On October 18, 2018, StarKist agreed to plead guilty to a felony price fixing charge as part of a broad collusion investigation of the canned tuna industry by the United States Department of Justice.[11] On September 11, 2019, StarKist was fined $100 million, the maximum statutory fine.

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