60 Day Notice 2017-01414

AG Number: 
2017-01414
Notice PDF: 
Date Filed: 
05/16/2017
Noticing Party: 
Consumer Advocacy Group, Inc.
Alleged Violators: 
Hang Tai Marine Products, Co.
Hang Tai Trading, Inc.
Trans Family, Inc.
El Monte Superstore, Inc.
Tran's Family, Inc.
Shun Fat Supermarket, Inc.
SF Supermarket, Inc.
Chemicals: 
Lead and lead compounds
Source: 
Dried Anchovies

60-Day Notice Document

Civil Complaint
AG Number:
2017-01414
Complaint PDF: 
Date Filed:
03/22/2018
Case Name: 
CAG V. NEXT GENERATION PRODUCTS, INC. ET AL
Court Name: 
Los Angeles County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
BC699060
Plaintiff: 
Consumer Advocacy Group, Inc.
Defendant: 
EL MONTE SUPERSTORE, INC.
EL MONTE SUPERSTORE
ROXY TRADING, INC.
TRAN'S FAMILY INC.
SHUN FAT SUPERMARKET INC.
SF SUPERMARKET, INC.
Type of Claim: 
Failure to Warn
Relief Sought: 
Warning
Civil Penalty
Cost of Suit; Reasonable Attorney Fee and Costs; Any further relief that the court may deem just and equitable
Contact Name: 
REUBEN YEROUSHALMI
Contact Organization: 
YEROUSHALMI & YEROUSHALMI
Email Address:
Address: 
9100 WILSHIRE BLVD. SUITE 240W
City, State, Zip:
BEVERLY HILLS, CA 90212
Phone Number:
(310) 623-1926
Settlement
AG Number:
2017-01414
Settlement PDF: 
Settlement Date:
06/22/2020
Case Name: 
CAG V. NEXT GENERATION PRODUCTS, INC. ET AL
Court Name: 
Los Angeles County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
BC699060
Plaintiff: 
Consumer Advocacy Group
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Yeroushalmi & Yeroushalmi
Defendant: 
EL MONTE SUPERSTORE, INC.
SHUN FAT SUPERMARKET INC.
SF SUPERMARKET, INC.
TRAN'S FAMILY INC.
Injunctive Relief: 
Defendants shall not sell in California, offer for sale in California, or ship for sale in California any Dried Seaweed unless the level of Lead does not exceed 75 parts per billion (“ppb”), the level of Cadmium does not exceed 85 ppb, and the level of Arsenic does not exceed 15 ppb. Defendants shall not sell in California, offer for sale in California, or ship for sale in California any Dried Shrimp unless the level of Lead does not exceed 40 ppb, the level of Cadmium does not exceed 85 ppb, and the level of Arsenic does not exceed 15 ppb. Defendants shall not sell in California, offer for sale in California, or ship or sale in California any Crab Paste unless the level of Lead does not exceed 20 ppb. For any Dried Seaweed and Dried Shrimp that exceed the respective levels for Lead, Arsenic, and/or Cadmium, Defendants must provide a Proposition 65 compliant warning for the Covered Products. For any Crab Paste that exceed the respective level for Lead, Defendants must provide a Proposition 65 compliant warning for the Covered Products.
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 11,430.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 150,000.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 8,570.00  ((CAG will use the payment in lieu of the civil penalties for such projects and purposes related to environmental protection, worker health and safety, or reduction of human exposure to hazardous substances. ))
Total Payments:
$ 170,000.00
Will settlement be submitted to court?
Will settlement be submitted to court?: 
Yes
Contact Name: 
Reuben Yeroushalmi
Contact Organization: 
Yeroushalmi & Yeroushalmi
Email Address:
admin@yeroushalmi.com
Address: 
9100 Wilshire Blvd., Ste 240W
City, State, Zip:
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Phone Number:
(310) 623-1926
Comments: 
This Complaint Settlement is related to AG Notice Numbers 2017-01414, 2017-02080, 2017-02082, 2017-02079, 2018-01982, 2019-01516, 2019-01649
Settlement
AG Number:
2017-01414
Settlement PDF: 
Settlement Date:
08/13/2019
Case Name: 
CAG v. K&M Trading
Court Name: 
N/A
Court Docket Number: 
N/A
Plaintiff: 
Consumer Advocacy Group, Inc.
Defendant: 
K&M Trading, Inc.
Injunctive Relief: 
Reformulation of lead to not exceed 40 parts per billion.
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 20,000.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 78,000.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 0.00
Total Payments:
$ 98,000.00
Will settlement be submitted to court?
Will settlement be submitted to court?: 
No
Contact Name: 
Reuben Yeroushalmi
Contact Organization: 
Yeroushalmi and Yeroushalmi
Email Address:
ingrid@yeroushalmi.com
Address: 
9100 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 240W
City, State, Zip:
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Phone Number:
(310) 623-1926
Comments: 
This Complaint includes Notices: 1. AG#2017-01414 2. AG#2019-01516
Settlement
AG Number:
2017-01414
Settlement PDF: 
Settlement Date:
12/04/2018
Case Name: 
CAG V. NEXT GENERATION PRODUCTS, INC. ET AL
Court Name: 
Los Angeles County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
BC699060
Plaintiff: 
Consumer Advocacy Group, Inc.
Defendant: 
NEXT GENERATION PRODUCTS, INC.
EL MONTE SUPERSTORE
EL MONTE SUPERSTORE, INC.
ROXY TRADING, INC.
TRAN'S FAMILY, INC.
SHUN FAT SUPERMARKET, INC.
SF SUPERMARKET, INC.
Injunctive Relief: 
Reformulation of Lead to 30ppb and Cadmium to 85 ppb
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 10,300.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 42,000.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 7,700.00  (CAG will use the payment in lieu of civil penalties for such projects and purposes related to environmental protection, worker health and safety, or reduction of human exposure to hazardous substances.)
Total Payments:
$ 60,000.00
Will settlement be submitted to court?
Will settlement be submitted to court?: 
Yes
Contact Name: 
REUBEN YEROUSHALMI
Contact Organization: 
YEROUSHALMI & YEROUSHALMI
Email Address:
admin@yeroushalmi.com
Address: 
9000 WILSHIRE BLVD.
City, State, Zip:
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Phone Number:
(310) 623-1926
Comments: 
This Settlement includes AG 2017-02079
Judgment
AG Number:
2017-01414
Judgment PDF: 
Judgment Date:
09/16/2020
Settlement reported to AG: 
Mon, 06/22/2020
Case Name: 
CAG V. NEXT GENERATION PRODUCTS, INC. ET AL
Court Name: 
Los Angeles County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
BC699060
Plaintiff: 
Consumer Advocacy Group, Inc.
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Yeroushalmi & Yeroushalmi
Defendant: 
Shun Fat Supermarket, Inc.
El Monte Superstore, Inc.
SF Supermarket, Inc.
Tran's Family, Inc.
Injunctive Relief: 
Defendants shall not sell in California, offer for sale in California, or ship for sale in California any Dried Seaweed unless the level of Lead does not exceed 75 parts per billion (“ppb”), the level of Cadmium does not exceed 85 ppb, and the level of Arsenic does not exceed 15 ppb. Defendants shall not sell in California, offer for sale in California, or ship for sale in California any Dried Shrimp unless the level of Lead does not exceed 40 ppb, the level of Cadmium does not exceed 85 ppb, and the level of Arsenic does not exceed 15 ppb. Defendants shall not sell in California, offer for sale in California, or ship or sale in California any Crab Paste unless the level of Lead does not exceed 20 ppb. For any Dried Seaweed and Dried Shrimp that exceed the respective levels for Lead, Arsenic, and/or Cadmium, Defendants must provide a Proposition 65 compliant warning for the Covered Products. For any Crab Paste that exceed the respective level for Lead, Defendants must provide a Proposition 65 compliant warning for the Covered Products.
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 11,430.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 150,000.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 8,570.00  (CAG will use the payment in lieu of the civil penalties for such projects and purposes related to environmental protection, worker health and safety, or reduction of human exposure to hazardous substances. )
Total Payments:
$ 170,000.00
Is Judgment Pursuant to Settlement?
Yes
Contact Name: 
Reuben Yeroushalmi
Contact Organization: 
Yeroushalmi & Yeroushalmi
Email Address:
admin@yeroushalmi.com
Address: 
9100 Wilshire Blvd., Ste 240W
City, State, Zip:
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Phone Number:
(310) 623-1926


* 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.