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Diamond Pet Foods “Grain-Free” Products Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Open

Case Summary:

This settlement resolves three class actions against Schell & Kampeter, which does business as Diamond Pet Foods about some of its products, which were labeled and marketed as being grain-free. The complaints alleged that lab tests had found grain in the products and that the company had violated state laws on labeling and marketing.

The products at issue in this case are the following:

  • Taste of the Wild High Prairie Grain-Free Dry Dog Food
  • Taste of the Wild High Prairie Puppy Formula Grain-Free Dry Dog Food
  • Taste of the Wild Pacific Stream Grain-Free Dry Dog Food
  • Taste of the Wild Pacific Stream Puppy
  • Taste of the Wild Sierra Mountain Grain-Free Dry Dog Food
  • Taste of the Wild Wetlands Grain-Free Dry Dog Food
  • Taste of the Wild Southwest Canyon Grain-Free Dry Dog Food
  • Taste of the Wild Pine Forest Grain-Free Dry Dog Food
  • Taste of the Wild Appalachian Valley Small Breed Grain-Free Dry Dog Food
  • Taste of the Wild High Prairie Canine Recipe with Bison in Gravy
  • Taste of the Wild Pacific Stream Canine Formula with Salmon in Gravy
  • Taste of the Wild Sierra Mountain Canine Recipe with Lamb in Gravy
  • Taste of the Wild Southwest Canyon Canine Recipe with Beef in Gravy
  • Taste of the Wild Wetlands Canine Formula with Fowl in Gravy
  • Taste of the Wild Canyon River Feline Formula with Trout and Salmon in Gravy
  • Taste of the Wild Rocky Mountain Feline Recipe with Salmon and Roasted Venison in Gravy
  • Taste of the Wild Prey Angus Beef Formula Limited Ingredient Recipe Dry Dog Food
  • Taste of the Wild Prey Trout Formula Limited Ingredient Recipe Dry Dog Food
  • Taste of the Wild Prey Turkey Formula Limited Ingredient Recipe Dry Dog Food
  • Kirkland Nature’s Domain: Beef Meal & Sweet Potato Formula for Dogs
  • Kirkland Nature’s Domain: Turkey Meal & Sweet Potato Formula for Dogs
  • Kirkland Nature’s Domain: Salmon Meal & Sweet Potato Formula for Dogs
  • Kirkland Nature’s Domain Puppy: Chicken & Pea Formula
  • Kirkland Nature’s Domain: Small Breed Salmon & Lentil Formula for Dogs
  • Kirkland Nature’s Domain: Organic Chicken & Pea Formula for Dogs
Docket Number:

2:20-CV-01620-RAJ

Company: Schell & Kampeter

Filing Deadline: October 4, 2021

Class Period: March 13, 2017 to May 3, 2021

Objection Deadline: July 30, 2021

Exclusion Deadline: July 30, 2021

Final Approval Hearing: August 20, 2021

Proof of Purchase:

No proof of purchase is necessary, but you may be able to make a larger claim if you have proof of purchase.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if (1) you live in the US or any of its territories (including Puerto Rico, the US Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, the Northern Mariana Islands, and so on), and (2) you bought one or more of the qualifying Diamond pet food products in this case in the US, between March 13, 2017 and May 3, 2021.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Cash payments. With proof of purchase: $10 per purchase up to $100 maximum. Without proof of purchase: $5. If the total amount claimed is more than $4 million, payments will be reduced proportionately.

Total Settlement Amount: $4,000,000 to pay claims

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$5,000

Law Firms:
Greg Coleman Law PC
Mason Lietz & Klinger LLP
Whitfield Bryson & Mason

Claim Form: Diamond Pet Foods “Grain-Free” Products Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Shaw et al., v. Schell & Kampeter, Inc. d/b/a Diamond Pet Foods

Settlement Website: Diamond Pet Foods “Grain-Free” Products Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Kroll Settlement Administration, LLC

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Shaw v Diamond Pet Foods
c/o Settlement Administrator
P.O. Box 125
Warminster, PA 18974-0125
844-367-8809

Tags: Contains Substance It Claims Not to Contain, Deceptive Advertising, Deceptive Labels