January 2016: Plaintiffs filed a Notice of Appeal regarding the December 2015 Order. (Barber et al v. Nestle USA, Inc. et al, Case No. 16-55041, 9th Cir.)

December 2015: A federal judge granted Nestlé’s motion to dismiss. The claims were dismissed When a complaint is dismissed with prejudice, it cannot be refiled..

August 2015: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Nestlé USA, Inc. and Nestlé Purina Petcare Co. for allegedly failing to disclose important information about Fancy Feast cat food (i.e., the likelihood that the fish in the pet food is the product of slave labor). (Barber et al v. Nestlé USA, Inc. and Nestlé Purina Petcare Co., Case No. 15-cv-1364, C. D. CA.)

For more information about other class-action lawsuits alleging a failure to disclose that products were the result of slave labor and TINA.org’s coverage of the issue, click here.


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