60 Day Notice 2018-01323

AG Number: 
2018-01323
Notice PDF: 
Date Filed: 
06/28/2018
Noticing Party: 
Mateel Environmental Justice Foundation
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Bill Verick
Alleged Violators: 
GT's Living Foods, LLC
Yummy Foods, LLC
Alfred, Inc.
Melrose Place Coffee Company
Greenhouse Juice, LLC
Chemicals: 
Lead
Source: 
Kombucha

60-Day Notice Document

Civil Complaint
AG Number:
2018-01323
Complaint PDF: 
Date Filed:
05/16/2019
Case Name: 
Mateel v. Alfred, Inc.
Court Name: 
Los Angeles County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
19STCV17117
Plaintiff: 
Mateel Environmental Justice Foundation
Plaintiff Attorney: 
William Verick
Defendant: 
Alfred, Inc.
Type of Claim: 
Failure to Warn
Relief Sought: 
Warning
Reformulation
Contact Name: 
William Verick
Contact Organization: 
Klamath Environmental Law Cen
Email Address:
Address: 
1125 Sixteenth Street, Suite 204
City, State, Zip:
Arcata, CA 95521
Phone Number:
(707) 677-0778
Fax Number:
(707) 630-5064
Settlement
AG Number:
2018-01323
Settlement PDF: 
Settlement Date:
04/01/2020
Case Name: 
Mateel v. Alfreds
Court Name: 
Los Angeles County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
19-STCV-17117
Plaintiff: 
Mateel Environmental Justice Foundation
Plaintiff Attorney: 
William Verick
Defendant: 
Alfred, Inc.
Melrose Coffee Company
Injunctive Relief: 
Reformulation/Warnings
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 2,000.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 43,000.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 0.00
Total Payments:
$ 45,000.00
Will settlement be submitted to court?
Will settlement be submitted to court?: 
Yes
Contact Name: 
WilliamVerick
Contact Organization: 
Klamath Environmental Law Center
Email Address:
wverick@igc.org
Address: 
1125 16th Street, Suite 204
City, State, Zip:
Arcata, CA 95521
Phone Number:
(707) 630-5061
Judgment
AG Number:
2018-01323
Judgment PDF: 
Judgment Date:
09/02/2020
Settlement reported to AG: 
Wed, 04/01/2020
Case Name: 
Mateel v. Alfred
Court Name: 
Los Angeles County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
19STCV17117
Plaintiff: 
Mateel Environmental Justice Foundation
Plaintiff Attorney: 
William Verick
Defendant: 
Alfred, Inc.
Melrose Place Coffee Company
Injunctive Relief: 
Warnings/Reformulation
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 2,000.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 43,000.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 0.00
Total Payments:
$ 45,000.00
Is Judgment Pursuant to Settlement?
Yes
Contact Name: 
William Verick
Contact Organization: 
Klamath Environmental Law Center
Email Address:
wverick@igc.org
Address: 
1125 Sixteenth Street, Suite 204
City, State, Zip:
Arcata, CA 95570
Phone Number:
(707) 630-5061


* 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.