HONOLULU (AP) — Del Monte Fresh Produce Inc. will pay $1.2 million to settle a federal discrimination lawsuit claiming Thai workers on Hawaii farms were subjected to uninhabitable housing, insufficient food, low wages and deportation threats, a federal agency said Monday.

The settlement disclosed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission involved a 2011 lawsuit against six farms and California-based labor contractor Global Horizons, said Regional Attorney Anna Park of the Los Angeles district office of the EEOC.

Del Monte acknowledged no wrongdoing under the settlement, according to a decree filed Monday in federal court in Hawaii.  Del Monte did not immediately return a call seeking comment from The Associated Press.

Del Monte no longer operates in Hawaii, where it ran a pineapple plantation until 2006.

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