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 Chunks, Chunks in Gravy with T-Bone Flavor Chunks, Lamb & Rice Chunks, and Chunks in Gravy with Chicken Chunks – as safe, healthy, and high quality food with the “purest” ingredients while failing to disclose that the dog food allegedly contains a drug that is used as a sedative and anesthetic for animals and is commonly used to euthanize dogs and cats. Click on the links below to see each complaint.

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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

Class Action

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…

Big Heart Pet Brands Pet Food

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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…

Kibbles ‘n Bits

Class Action

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…

Meow Mix

Class Action

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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