60 Day Notice 2018-00545

AG Number: 
2018-00545
Notice PDF: 
Date Filed: 
04/10/2018
Noticing Party: 
Consumer Advocacy Group, Inc.
Plaintiff Attorney: 
YEROUSHALMI & YEROUSHALMI
Alleged Violators: 
Q Market & Produce, Inc.
Overseas Food Distribution, LLC
Overseas Food Distribution
Chemicals: 
Lead
Source: 
Ground Cinnamon

60-Day Notice Document

Civil Complaint
AG Number:
2018-00545
Complaint PDF: 
Date Filed:
08/29/2018
Case Name: 
CAG v. Q Market & Produce, Inc., et al.
Court Name: 
Los Angeles County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
BC719925
Plaintiff: 
Consumer Advocacy Group, Inc.
Defendant: 
Q Market & Produce, Inc., a California Corporation
Overseas Food Distribution, a California Limited Liability Company
Overseas Food Distribution, a business entity form unknown
Type of Claim: 
non-PI/PD/WD tort
Relief Sought: 
Warning
Civil Penalty
Contact Name: 
Reuben Yeroushalmi
Contact Organization: 
Yeroushalmi and Yeroushalmi
Email Address:
Address: 
9100 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 240W
City, State, Zip:
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Phone Number:
(310) 623-1926
Settlement
AG Number:
2018-00545
Settlement PDF: 
Settlement Date:
11/20/2019
Case Name: 
CAG v. Q Market
Court Name: 
Los Angeles County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
BC719925
Plaintiff: 
Consumer Advocacy Group, Inc.
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Reuben Yeroushalmi
Defendant: 
Overseas Food Distribution
Injunctive Relief: 
After the Effective Date, Defendant shall not sell, offer for sale, or distribute for sale in California any Covered Products unless the level of Lead does not exceed 550 parts per billion. For any Covered Products that exceed those respective levels of Lead that are sold in California after the Effective Date, Defendant must provide a Proposition 65 complaint warning. The Defendant will put a warning on existing inventory.
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 15,000.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 60,000.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 0.00
Total Payments:
$ 75,000.00
Will settlement be submitted to court?
Will settlement be submitted to court?: 
Yes
Contact Name: 
Reuben Yeroushalmi
Contact Organization: 
Consumer Advocacy Group, Inc.
Email Address:
admin@yerouhshalmi.com
Address: 
9100 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 240W
City, State, Zip:
Beverly Hills, CA, CA 90212
Phone Number:
310-623-1926
Judgment
AG Number:
2018-00545
Judgment PDF: 
Judgment Date:
02/03/2020
Settlement reported to AG: 
Tue, 11/19/2019
Case Name: 
CAG v. Q Market & Produce, Inc., et al.
Court Name: 
Los Angeles County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
BC719925
Plaintiff: 
Consumer Advocacy Group, Inc.
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Yeroushalmi & Yeroushalmi
Defendant: 
Overseas Food Distribution, LLC
Injunctive Relief: 
Defendant shall not sell, offer for sale, or distribute for sale in California any Covered Products unless the level of Lead does not exceed 550 parts per billion. For any Covered Products that exceed those respective levels of Lead that are sold in California after the Effective Date, Defendant must provide a Proposition 65 compliant warning. The Defendant will put a warning on existing inventory.
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 8,572.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 60,000.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 6,428.00  (Additional Settlement Payment is in the public interest to offset the civil penalties. Plaintiff will use the funds to address the same public harm alleged in this action and Plaintiff is accountable.)
Total Payments:
$ 75,000.00
Is Judgment Pursuant to Settlement?
Yes
Contact Name: 
Reuben Yeroushalmi
Contact Organization: 
Yeroushalmi & Yeroushalmi
Email Address:
admin@yeroushalmi.com
Address: 
9100 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 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.