Consumers who purchased pet food and/or treat product(s) recalled after March 16, 2007 need to be made aware of a proposed settlement (PDF) that may affect their rights. The proposed settlement includes the United States and Canada. Consumers are eligible if they purchased Recalled Pet Food Products (PDF) and/or if their pet consumed the Recalled Pet Food Products.
PetFoodSettlement.com is reporting on a proposed settlement of the class action lawsuits — known as In Re: Pet Food Products Liability Litigation, MDL Docket No. 1850, Civil Action No. 07-2867 (NLH) — that are pending in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey and similar lawsuits pending in Canada.
The proposed Settlement Agreement is with various companies and persons or entities that handled, distributed, purchased for resale and/or redistribution, supplied, manufactured and/or sold or offered for sale pet food and/or pet treats that may have contained contaminated wheat gluten or rice protein concentrate and were recalled beginning in March 2007, as well as certain companies, persons or entities that supplied the wheat gluten or rice protein concentrate (the Recalled Pet Food Products).
A complete list (PDF) of persons or entities involved (Defendants and Released Entities) and a list (PDF) of the Recalled Pet Food / Treat products is available from PetFoodSettlement.com.