60 Day Notice 2017-02667

AG Number: 
2017-02667
Notice PDF: 
Date Filed: 
12/22/2017
Noticing Party: 
Community Science Institute
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Lozeau Drury LLP
Alleged Violators: 
The Hain Celestial Group, Inc.
Chemicals: 
Acrylamide
Source: 
Earth’s Best Gluten Free Chicken Nuggets
Earth’s Best Crunchin’ Crackers Cheddar
Earth’s Best Chicken Nuggets for Kids
Earth’s Best Organic French Toast Sticks
Earth’s Best Organic Mini Pancakes Blueberry
Earth’s Best Organic Mini Waffles Blueberry
Earth’s Best Organic Sunny Days Snack Bars Apple

60-Day Notice Document

Civil Complaint
AG Number:
2017-02667
Complaint PDF: 
Date Filed:
05/10/2018
Case Name: 
Community Science Institute v. The Hain Celestial Group, Inc
Court Name: 
Alameda County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
rg18904436
Plaintiff: 
Community Science Institute
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Lozeau Drury LLP
Defendant: 
The Hain Celestial Group, Inc.
Ella's Kitchen, Inc.
Type of Claim: 
Failure to Warn
Relief Sought: 
Warning
Civil Penalty
Contact Name: 
Rebecca Davis
Contact Organization: 
Lozeau Drury LLP
Email Address:
Address: 
410 12th Street, Suite 250
City, State, Zip:
Oakland, CA 94607
Phone Number:
(510) 836-4200
Settlement
AG Number:
2017-02667
Settlement PDF: 
Settlement Date:
06/12/2020
Case Name: 
Community Science Institute v. The Hain Celestial Group, Inc
Court Name: 
Alameda County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
rg18904436
Plaintiff: 
Community Science Institute
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Lozeau Drury LLP
Defendant: 
The Hain Celestial Group, Inc.
Ella's Kitchen, Inc.
Injunctive Relief: 
Defendants shall be prohibited from manufacturing, or purchasing from another manufacturer for Distribution in California the following products: Ella's Kitchen Toddler Veggie Cracker Bites, and Earth's Best Crunchin Crackers Cheddar
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 11,429.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 30,000.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 8,571.00  (ASP funds shall be distributed to Clean Label Project ($6,285.72) and Greenaction for Health and Environmental Justice ($2,285.71))
Total Payments:
$ 50,000.00
Will settlement be submitted to court?
Will settlement be submitted to court?: 
Yes
Contact Name: 
Rebecca Davis
Contact Organization: 
Lozeau Drury LLP
Email Address:
rebecca@lozeaudrury.com
Address: 
1939 Harrison St., Suite 150
City, State, Zip:
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone Number:
(510) 836-4200
Comments: 
Settlement also applicable to 60-Day Notice 2017-02667
Judgment
AG Number:
2017-02667
Judgment PDF: 
Judgment Date:
09/29/2020
Settlement reported to AG: 
Fri, 06/12/2020
Case Name: 
Community Science Institute v. The Hain Celestial Group, Inc
Court Name: 
Alameda County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
rg18904436
Plaintiff: 
Community Science Institute
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Lozeau Drury LLP
Defendant: 
The Hain Celestial Group, Inc.
Ella's Kitchen, Inc.
Injunctive Relief: 
Defendants shall be prohibited from manufacturing, or purchasing from another manufacturer for Distribution in California the following products: Ella's Kitchen Toddler Veggie Cracker Bites, and Earth's Best Crunchin Crackers Cheddar
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 11,429.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 30,000.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 8,571.00  ((ASP funds shall be distributed to Clean Label Project ($6,285.72) and Greenaction for Health and Environmental Justice ($2,285.71)))
Total Payments:
$ 50,000.00
Is Judgment Pursuant to Settlement?
Yes
Contact Name: 
Rebecca Davis
Contact Organization: 
Lozeau Drury LLP
Email Address:
rebecca@lozeaudrury.com
Address: 
1939 Harrison St., Suite 150
City, State, Zip:
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone Number:
(510) 836-4200


* 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.