60 Day Notice 2017-00192

AG Number: 
2017-00192
Notice PDF: 
Date Filed: 
02/15/2017
Noticing Party: 
Erika McCartney
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Robert B. Hancock
Alleged Violators: 
Organic Living Superfoods LLC
Chemicals: 
Cadmium
Source: 
Organic Living Superfoods Cacao Nibs

60-Day Notice Document

Civil Complaint
AG Number:
2017-00192
Complaint PDF: 
Date Filed:
04/26/2017
Case Name: 
McCartney v. Organic Living Superfoods LLC
Court Name: 
San Francisco Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
CGC-17-558387
Plaintiff: 
Erika McCartney
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Robert B. Hancock
Defendant: 
Organic Living Superfoods LLC
Type of Claim: 
Failure to Warn
Relief Sought: 
Warning
Civil Penalty
Contact Name: 
Robert B. Hancock
Contact Organization: 
PACIFIC JUSTICE CENTER
Email Address:
Address: 
50 California St. Ste. 1500
City, State, Zip:
San Francisco, CA 94111
Phone Number:
415-310-1940
Settlement
AG Number:
2017-00192
Settlement PDF: 
Settlement Date:
12/23/2019
Case Name: 
McCartney v Organic Living Superfoods, LLC
Court Name: 
San Francisco Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
CGC-17-558387
Plaintiff: 
Erika McCartney
Plaintiff Attorney: 
April M. Strauss
Environmental Law Foundation
Defendant: 
Organic Living Superfoods, LLC
Injunctive Relief: 
Defendant shall be permanently enjoined from offering for sale to a consumer in California, directly or through distribution, Organic Living Superfoods Cacao Nibs, if the product contains cadmium at a concentration level of more than 4.1 micrograms per serving, unless the product contains a Proposition 65 compliant warning.
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 7,000.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 10,000.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 0.00
Total Payments:
$ 17,000.00
Will settlement be submitted to court?
Will settlement be submitted to court?: 
Yes
Contact Name: 
April M. Strauss
Contact Organization: 
April M. Strauss, A PC
Email Address:
astrauss@sfaclp.com
Address: 
2500 Hospital Drive, Bldg. 3
City, State, Zip:
Mountain View, CA 94040
Phone Number:
(650) 281-7081
Judgment
AG Number:
2017-00192
Judgment PDF: 
Judgment Date:
02/24/2020
Settlement reported to AG: 
Mon, 12/23/2019
Case Name: 
McCartney v Organic Living Superfoods, LLC
Court Name: 
San Francisco Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
CGC-17-558387
Plaintiff: 
Erika McCartney
Plaintiff Attorney: 
April M. Strauss
Environmental Law Foundation
Defendant: 
Organic Living Superfoods, LLC
Injunctive Relief: 
Defendant shall be permanently enjoined from offering for sale to a consumer in California, directly or through distribution, Organic Living Superfoods Cacao Nibs, if the product contains cadmium at a concentration level of more than 4.1 micrograms per serving, unless the product contains a Proposition 65 compliant warning.
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 7,000.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 10,000.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 0.00
Total Payments:
$ 17,000.00
Is Judgment Pursuant to Settlement?
Yes
Contact Name: 
April M. Strauss
Contact Organization: 
April M. Strauss, a PC
Email Address:
astrauss@sfaclp.com
Address: 
2500 Hospital Drive, Bldg, 3
City, State, Zip:
Mountain View, CA 94040
Phone Number:
650-281-7081


* 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.