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 cannot be refiled.. To read the decision, click here.

October 2015: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Big Heart Pet Brands and Meow Mix, LLC for allegedly failing to disclose important information about Meow Mix (i.e., the alleged likelihood that the fish in its pet food is the product of slave labor). (Hughes et al v. Big Heart Pet Brands and Meow Mix, LLC, Case No. 15-cv-8007, 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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