There is 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) (All Cases) that are pending in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey and similar lawsuits pending in Canada.
This 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 that wheat gluten or rice protein concentrate (“Recalled Pet Food Products”). The settlement includes the United States and Canada.