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Big Heart Pet Brands Pet Food

Class Action

Big Heart Pet Brands Pet Food

In July 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Big Heart Pet Brands for allegedly falsely marketing pet food as natural when, according to plaintiffs, the pet food contains artificial and synthetic ingredients. (Plaintiffs filed an amended complaint in March 2018.) (van Mourik et al v. Big Heart Pet Brands Inc., Case No. 17-cv-3889, N.D. Cal.)

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Nature’s Recipe Pet Foods

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Nature’s Recipe Pet Foods

March 2019: This case was transferred to federal court. (Case No. 19-cv-406, E. D. CA.) February 2019: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Big Heart Pet Brands for allegedly falsely…

Nature’s Recipe Pet Foods

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Nature’s Recipe Pet Foods

In January 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Big Heart Pet Brands for allegedly falsely advertising that its Nature’s Recipe dog and cat foods are “all natural” when, according…

Kibbles ‘n Bits

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Kibbles ‘n Bits

May 2018: This lawsuit was transferred to a California Court. (Case No. 18-cv-2662, N. D. CA.) March 2018: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Big Heart Pet Brands and The…

Gravy Train Dog Food

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Gravy Train Dog Food

In February and March 2018, multiple class-action lawsuits were filed against Big Heart Pet Brands for allegedly deceptively marketing Gravy Train dog food – including Chunks in Gravy with Beef…

Meow Mix

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Meow Mix

February 2016: Plaintiff filed a Notice of Appeal regarding the dismissal of this case. January 2016: A federal judge dismissed this case When a complaint is dismissed with prejudice, it…


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TINA.org Reports Meal Kit Giant HelloFresh to FTC

MADISON, CONN. June 22, 2022 While millions of Americans struggle with rising food prices and empty store shelves, meal kit retailer HelloFresh advertises “delicious meals delivered to your door,” enticing consumers…


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