60 Day Notice 2017-00381

AG Number: 
2017-00381
Notice PDF: 
Date Filed: 
03/20/2017
Noticing Party: 
Center for Environmental Health
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Lexington Law Group
Alleged Violators: 
99 Cents Only Stores LLC
Foodservicedirect Inc.
Paper House, Inc.
Goya Foods, Inc.
Goya Foods of California, Inc.
KSF Acquisition Corp.
Shearer's Foods, LLC
Barrel O'Fun Snack Foods Co., LLC
Chemicals: 
Acrylamide
Source: 
Fried or Baked Potato or Sweet Potato Based Snack Food

60-Day Notice Document

Supplemental Complaint
AG Number:
2017-00381
Complaint PDF: 
Date Filed:
12/19/2019
Case Name: 
CEH v. Think Food Group, LLC
Court Name: 
Alameda County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
RG 17-881940
Plaintiff: 
Center for Environmental Health
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Lexington Law Group
Defendant: 
Shearer's Foods, LLC
Barrel O'Fun Snack Foods Co., LLC
Jet.com, Inc.
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Saratoga Potato Chips, LLC
Type of Claim: 
Failure to Warn
Health & Safety Code § 25249.6, et seq.
Relief Sought: 
Warning
Civil Penalty
Reformulation
Contact Name: 
Howard Hirsch
Contact Organization: 
Lexington Law Group
Email Address:
Address: 
503 Divisadero Street
City, State, Zip:
San Francisco, CA 94117
Phone Number:
(415) 913-7800
Corrected Complaint
AG Number:
2017-00381
Complaint PDF: 
Date Filed:
12/20/2017
Case Name: 
Center for Environmental Health v. Think Food Group LLC
Court Name: 
Alameda County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
RG17881940
Plaintiff: 
Center for Environmental Health
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Lexington Law Group
Defendant: 
Barrel O'Fun Snack Foods Co, LLC
Shearer's Foods, LLC
Type of Claim: 
Failure to Warn
Health and Safety Code Section 25249.6, et seq
Relief Sought: 
Warning
Civil Penalty
Reformulation
Contact Name: 
Howard Hirsch
Contact Organization: 
Lexington Law Group
Email Address:
Address: 
503 Divisadero Street
City, State, Zip:
San Francisco, CA 94117
Phone Number:
415-913-7800
Comments: 
This complaint relates to AG Nos. 2017-00153, 2017-00038, 2017-01278, and 2017-01763.
Civil Complaint
AG Number:
2017-00381
Complaint PDF: 
Date Filed:
11/09/2017
Case Name: 
Center for Environmental Health v. Think Food Group LLC
Court Name: 
Alameda County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
RG 17-881940
Plaintiff: 
Center for Environmental Health
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Lexington Law Group
Defendant: 
Shearer's Foods, LLC
Barrel O'Fun Snack Foods Co., LLC
Type of Claim: 
Failure to Warn
Health & Safety Code Section 25249.6 et seq.
Relief Sought: 
Warning
Civil Penalty
Reformulation
Contact Name: 
Howard Hirsch
Contact Organization: 
Lexington Law Group
Email Address:
Address: 
503 Divisadero Street
City, State, Zip:
San Francisco, CA 94117
Phone Number:
415-913-7800
Comments: 
This Complaint also names defendants Noticed in AG Nos. 2016-01258, 2017-00038, 2017-00153, and 2017-01763.
Corrected Complaint
AG Number:
2017-00381
Complaint PDF: 
Date Filed:
08/17/2017
Case Name: 
Center for Environmental Health v. Goya Foods, Inc., et al.
Court Name: 
Alameda County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
RG 17-870238
Plaintiff: 
Center for Environmental Health
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Lexington Law Group
Defendant: 
99 Cents Only Stores LLC
Foodservicedirect Inc.
Paper House, Inc.
Goya Foods, Inc.
Goya Foods of California, Inc.
KSF Acquisition Corp.
Type of Claim: 
Failure to Warn
Health and Safety Code Section 25249.6, et seq
Relief Sought: 
Warning
Civil Penalty
Reformulation
Contact Name: 
Howard Hirsch
Contact Organization: 
Lexington Law Group
Email Address:
Address: 
503 Divisadero Street
City, State, Zip:
San Francisco, CA 94117
Phone Number:
415-913-7800
Comments: 
This Complaint Amends the Complaint filed on August 3, 2017 and relates to AG Numbers 2016-01258, 2017-00038, and 2017-00153.
Civil Complaint
AG Number:
2017-00381
Complaint PDF: 
Date Filed:
08/03/2017
Case Name: 
Center for Environmental Health v. Goya Foods, Inc., et al.
Court Name: 
Alameda County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
RG 17-870238
Plaintiff: 
Center for Environmental Health
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Center for Environmental Health
Defendant: 
Goya Foods, Inc.
Goya Foods of California, Inc.
99 Cents Only Stores LLC
Foodservicedirect Inc.
KSF Acquisition Corp.
Paper House, Inc.
Type of Claim: 
Failure to Warn
Health and Safety Code Section 25249.6, et seq
Relief Sought: 
Warning
Civil Penalty
Reformulation
Contact Name: 
Howard Hirsch
Contact Organization: 
Lexington Law Group
Email Address:
Address: 
503 Divisadero Street
City, State, Zip:
San Francisco, CA 94117
Phone Number:
(415) 913-7800
Comments: 
This relates to AG Numbers 2016-01319, 2016-01258, and 2017-00038.
Corrected Settlement
AG Number:
2017-00381
Settlement PDF: 
Settlement Date:
02/07/2020
Case Name: 
CEH v. Think Food Group, LLC, et al.
Court Name: 
Alameda County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
RG 17-881940
Plaintiff: 
Center for Environmental Health
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Lexington Law Group
Defendant: 
Shearer's Foods, LLC
Barrel O'Fun Snack Foods, LLC
Injunctive Relief: 
Reformulation, Warnings
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 14,800.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 84,100.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 11,100.00  (Additional Settlement Payment)
Total Payments:
$ 110,000.00
Will settlement be submitted to court?
Will settlement be submitted to court?: 
Yes
Contact Name: 
Howard Hirsch
Contact Organization: 
Lexington Law Group
Email Address:
prop65@lexlawgroup.com
Address: 
503 Divisadero Street
City, State, Zip:
San Francisco, CA 94117
Phone Number:
(415) 913-7800
Supplemental Settlement
AG Number:
2017-00381
Settlement PDF: 
Settlement Date:
02/07/2020
Case Name: 
CEH v. Think Food Group, LLC
Court Name: 
Alameda County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
RG 17-881940
Plaintiff: 
Center for Environmental Health
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Lexington Law Group
Defendant: 
Shearer's Foods, LLC
Barrel O'Fun Snack Foods Co., LLC
Injunctive Relief: 
Reformulation, Warnings
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 14,800.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 84,100.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 11,100.00  (Payment in Lieu of Penalty is Additional Settlement Payment to CEH.)
Total Payments:
$ 110,000.00
Will settlement be submitted to court?
Will settlement be submitted to court?: 
Yes
Contact Name: 
Howard Hirsch
Contact Organization: 
Lexington Law Group, LLP
Email Address:
prop65@lexlawgroup.com
Address: 
503 Divisadero Street
City, State, Zip:
Select or enter, CA 94117
Phone Number:
(415) 913-7800
Comments: 
Cross-referenced with 2019-00572
Corrected Settlement
AG Number:
2017-00381
Settlement PDF: 
Settlement Date:
10/23/2018
Case Name: 
CEH v. Goya Foods, Inc.
Court Name: 
Alameda County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
RG 17870238
Plaintiff: 
Center for Environmental Health
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Lexington Law Group
Defendant: 
KSF Acquisition Corp.
Injunctive Relief: 
Reformulation
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 12,935.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 52,370.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 9,695.00  (Payment in lieu of penalty is additional settlement payment to CEH.)
Total Payments:
$ 75,000.00
Will settlement be submitted to court?
Will settlement be submitted to court?: 
Yes
Contact Name: 
Howard Hirsch
Contact Organization: 
Lexington Law Group
Email Address:
prop65@lexlawgroup.com
Address: 
503 Divisadero Street
City, State, Zip:
San Francisco, CA 94117
Phone Number:
(415) 913-7800
Settlement
AG Number:
2017-00381
Settlement PDF: 
Settlement Date:
10/11/2018
Case Name: 
CEH v. Goya Foods, Inc.
Court Name: 
Alameda County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
RG 17-870238
Plaintiff: 
Center for Environmental Health
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Lexington Law Group
Defendant: 
KSF Acquisition Corp.
Injunctive Relief: 
Reformulation
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 12,935.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 52,370.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 9,696.00  (Payment in Lieu of Penalty is Additional Settlement Payment to CEH.)
Total Payments:
$ 75,001.00
Will settlement be submitted to court?
Will settlement be submitted to court?: 
Yes
Contact Name: 
Howard Hirsch
Contact Organization: 
Lexington Law Group
Email Address:
prop65@lexlawgroup.com
Address: 
503 Divisadero Street
City, State, Zip:
San Francisco, CA 94117
Phone Number:
(415) 913-7800
Settlement
AG Number:
2017-00381
Settlement PDF: 
Settlement Date:
06/08/2018
Case Name: 
Center for Environmental Health v. Think Food Group LLC
Court Name: 
Alameda County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
RG 17-881940
Plaintiff: 
Center for Environmental Health
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Lexington Law Group
Defendant: 
Shearer's Foods, LLC
Barrel O'Fun Snack Foods Co., LLC
Injunctive Relief: 
Reformulation.
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 35,075.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 138,620.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 26,305.00  (Payment in lieu of penalty is Additional Settlement Penalty to CEH. )
Total Payments:
$ 200,000.00
Will settlement be submitted to court?
Will settlement be submitted to court?: 
Yes
Contact Name: 
Howard Hirsch
Contact Organization: 
LEXINGTON LAW GROUP
Email Address:
prop65@lexlawgroup.com
Address: 
503 DIVISADERO ST
City, State, Zip:
SAN FRANCISCO, CA 941172212
Phone Number:
(415) 913-7800
Settlement
AG Number:
2017-00381
Settlement PDF: 
Settlement Date:
11/17/2017
Case Name: 
Center for Environmental Health v. Goya Foods, Inc., et al.
Court Name: 
Alameda County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
RG 17-870238
Plaintiff: 
Center for Environmental Health
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Lexington Law Group
Defendant: 
Goya Foods, Inc.
Goya Foods of California, Inc.
Injunctive Relief: 
Reformulation.
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 3,830.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 23,300.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 2,870.00  (Payment in Lieu of Penalty is Additional Settlement Payment to CEH. )
Total Payments:
$ 30,000.00
Will settlement be submitted to court?
Will settlement be submitted to court?: 
Yes
Contact Name: 
Howard Hirsch
Contact Organization: 
Lexington Law Group
Email Address:
prop65@lexlawgroup.com
Address: 
503 Divisadero Street
City, State, Zip:
San Francisco, CA 94117
Phone Number:
(415) 913-7800
Corrected Judgment
AG Number:
2017-00381
Judgment PDF: 
Judgment Date:
07/28/2020
Settlement reported to AG: 
Fri, 02/07/2020
Case Name: 
CEH v. Think Food Group, LLC, et al.
Court Name: 
Alameda County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
RG 17-881940
Plaintiff: 
Center for Environmental Health
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Lexington Law Group
Defendant: 
Shearer's Foods, LLC
Barrel O'Fun Snack Foods, LLC
Injunctive Relief: 
Reformulation, Warnings
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 14,800.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 84,100.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 11,100.00  (Additional Settlement Payment)
Total Payments:
$ 110,000.00
Is Judgment Pursuant to Settlement?
Yes
Contact Name: 
Howard Hirsch
Contact Organization: 
Lexington Law Group
Email Address:
prop65@lexlawgroup.com
Address: 
503 Divisadero Street
City, State, Zip:
San Francisco, CA 94117
Phone Number:
(415) 913-7800
Judgment
AG Number:
2017-00381
Judgment PDF: 
Judgment Date:
12/18/2018
Settlement reported to AG: 
Thu, 10/11/2018
Case Name: 
CEH v. Goya Foods, Inc.
Court Name: 
Alameda County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
RG 17-870238
Plaintiff: 
Center for Environmental Health
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Lexington Law Group
Defendant: 
KSF Acquisition Corp.
Injunctive Relief: 
Reformulation
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 12,935.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 52,370.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 9,695.00  (Payment in Lieu of Penalty is Additional Settlement Payment to CEH.)
Total Payments:
$ 75,000.00
Is Judgment Pursuant to Settlement?
Yes
Contact Name: 
Howard Hirsch
Contact Organization: 
Lexington Law Group
Email Address:
prop65@lexlawgroup.com
Address: 
503 Divisadero Street
City, State, Zip:
San Francisco, CA 94117
Phone Number:
(415) 913-7800
Judgment
AG Number:
2017-00381
Judgment PDF: 
Judgment Date:
09/12/2018
Settlement reported to AG: 
Fri, 06/08/2018
Case Name: 
Center for Environmental Health v. Think Food Group LLC
Court Name: 
Alameda County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
RG17881940
Plaintiff: 
Center for Environmental Health
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Lexington Law Group
Defendant: 
Shearer's Foods, LLC
Barrel O'Fun Snack Foods Co., LLC
Injunctive Relief: 
Reformulation
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 35,075.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 138,620.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 26,305.00  (Payment in lieu of penalty is Additional Settlement Penalty to CEH)
Total Payments:
$ 200,000.00
Is Judgment Pursuant to Settlement?
Yes
Contact Name: 
Howard Hirsch
Contact Organization: 
Lexington Law Group
Email Address:
prop65@lexlawgroup.com
Address: 
503 Divisadero Street
City, State, Zip:
San Francisco, CA 94117
Phone Number:
(415) 913-7800
Fax Number:
(415) 759-4112
Judgment
AG Number:
2017-00381
Judgment PDF: 
Judgment Date:
04/11/2018
Settlement reported to AG: 
Fri, 11/17/2017
Case Name: 
Center for Environmental Health v. Goya Foods, Inc., et al.
Court Name: 
Alameda County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
RG 17-870238
Plaintiff: 
Center for Environmental Health
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Lexington Law Group
Defendant: 
Goya Foods, Inc.
Goya Foods of California, Inc.
Injunctive Relief: 
Reformulation.
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 3,830.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 23,300.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 2,870.00  (Payment in Lieu of Penalty is Additional Settlement Payment to CEH. )
Total Payments:
$ 30,000.00
Is Judgment Pursuant to Settlement?
Yes
Contact Name: 
Howard Hirsch
Contact Organization: 
Lexington Law Group
Email Address:
prop65@lexlawgroup.com
Address: 
503 Divisadero Street
City, State, Zip:
San Francisco, CA 94117
Phone Number:
(415) 913-7800


* 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.