November 2016: This action was voluntarily dismissed When a complaint is dismissed with prejudice, it cannot be refiled. as to the named plaintiffs and When a complaint is dismissed without prejudice, an amended version of the complaint can be refiled. as to the class members, the reasons for which have not been disclosed.

April 2016: This case was stayed pending the resolutions of four different appeals in related cases pending in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Court of Appeals.

June 2015: A class-action lawsuit was filed against The Bulleit Distilling Co. for allegedly marketing red/orange label Bulleit Bourbon as being distilled, aged, and bottled by The Bulleit Distilling Co. in Lawrenceburg, Kentucky when, in reality, the company does not “currently” operate a distillery in Lawrenceburg, Kentucky and the bourbon is produced by Kirin Brewing Company, Limited. (M’Baye et al v. Diageo Americas Supply, Inc. d/b/a The Bulleit Distilling Co., Case No. 15-cv-1216, S. D. CA.).

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