60 Day Notice 2018-00696

AG Number: 
2018-00696
Notice PDF: 
Date Filed: 
05/08/2018
Noticing Party: 
Environmental Research Center, Inc.
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Adams Broadwell Joseph & Cardozo
Alleged Violators: 
Nutri-Dyn Midwest, Inc.
Chemicals: 
Lead and lead compounds
Source: 
Dietary supplements

60-Day Notice Document

Civil Complaint
AG Number:
2018-00696
Complaint PDF: 
Date Filed:
07/18/2018
Case Name: 
Environmental Research Center,Inc. v. Nutri-Dyn Midwest,Inc.
Court Name: 
Alameda County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
RG18913357
Plaintiff: 
Environmental Research Center, Inc.
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Christina M. Caro
Defendant: 
Nutri-Dyn Midwest, Inc.
Type of Claim: 
Failure to Warn
Relief Sought: 
Warning
Civil Penalty
Preliminary / Permanent Injunction; Attorneys Fees/Costs
Contact Name: 
Christina M. Caro
Contact Organization: 
Adams Broadwell Joseph & Cardozo
Email Address:
Address: 
601 Gateway Blvd., Suite 1000
City, State, Zip:
South San Francisco, CA 94080
Phone Number:
(650) 589-1660
Fax Number:
(650) 589-5062
Settlement
AG Number:
2018-00696
Settlement PDF: 
Settlement Date:
06/15/2018
Case Name: 
Environmental Research Center,Inc. v. Nutri-Dyn Midwest,Inc.
Court Name: 
Alameda County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
TBD
Plaintiff: 
Environmental Research Center, Inc.
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Christina M. Caro
Defendant: 
Nutri-Dyn Midwest, Inc.
Injunctive Relief: 
Warnings, Reformulation
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 24,732.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 26,719.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 18,549.00  ($18549 will be distributed to ERC as an Additional Settlement Payment (“ASP”), pursuant to California Code of Regulations, title 11, sections 3203, subdivision (d) and 3204. ERC will utilize the ASP for activities that address the same public harm as allegedly caused by NUTRI-DYN in this matter. These activities are detailed in the Consent Judgment and support ERC’s overarching goal of reducing and/or eliminating hazardous and toxic chemicals in dietary supplement products in California. ERC’s activities have had, and will continue to have, a direct and primary effect within the State of California because California consumers will be benefitted by the reduction and/or elimination of exposure to lead in dietary supplements and/or by providing clear and reasonable warnings to California consumers prior to ingestion of the products.)
Total Payments:
$ 70,000.00
Will settlement be submitted to court?
Will settlement be submitted to court?: 
Yes
Contact Name: 
Christina M. Caro
Contact Organization: 
Adams Broadwell Joseph & Cardozo
Email Address:
ccaro@adamsbroadwell.com
Address: 
601 Gateway Blvd., Suite 1000
City, State, Zip:
South San Francisco, CA 94080
Phone Number:
(650) 589-1660
Fax Number:
(650) 589-5062
Judgment
AG Number:
2018-00696
Judgment PDF: 
Judgment Date:
11/06/2018
Settlement reported to AG: 
Fri, 06/15/2018
Case Name: 
Environmental Research Center,Inc. v. Nutri-Dyn Midwest,Inc.
Court Name: 
Alameda County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
RG18913357
Plaintiff: 
Environmental Research Center, Inc.
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Tanya A. Gulesserian
Christina M. Caro
Defendant: 
Nutri-Dyn Midwest, Inc.
Injunctive Relief: 
Warnings, Reformulation
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 24,732.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 26,719.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 18,549.00  ($18549 will be distributed to ERC as an Additional Settlement Payment (“ASP”), pursuant to California Code of Regulations, title 11, sections 3203, subdivision (d) and 3204. ERC will utilize the ASP for activities that address the same public harm as allegedly caused by NUTRI-DYN in this matter. These activities are detailed in the Consent Judgment and support ERC’s overarching goal of reducing and/or eliminating hazardous and toxic chemicals in dietary supplement products in California. ERC’s activities have had, and will continue to have, a direct and primary effect within the State of California because California consumers will be benefitted by the reduction and/or elimination of exposure to lead in dietary supplements and/or by providing clear and reasonable warnings to California consumers prior to ingestion of the products.)
Total Payments:
$ 70,000.00
Is Judgment Pursuant to Settlement?
Yes
Contact Name: 
Christina M. Caro
Contact Organization: 
Adams Broadwell Joseph & Cardozo
Email Address:
ccaro@adamsbroadwell.com
Address: 
601 Gateway Blvd., Suite 1000
City, State, Zip:
South San Francisco, CA 94080
Phone Number:
(650) 589-1660
Fax Number:
(650) 589-5062


* A non-contingent civil penalty is the civil penalty that must be paid pursuant to the settlement, regardless of future events or actions of the defendant. If a settlement includes a contingent penalty, the plaintiff should report the additional penalty amount when it becomes due.