60 Day Notice 2019-02051

AG Number: 
2019-02051
Notice PDF: 
Date Filed: 
11/01/2019
Noticing Party: 
Community Science Institute
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Lozeau Drury LLP
Alleged Violators: 
Sequel Naturals ULCl
Chemicals: 
Cadmium
Lead
Source: 
Vega shakes and powders, bars, ready to drink beverages, and snacks
Comments: 
Related to NOV 2018-00482

60-Day Notice Document

Settlement
AG Number:
2019-02051
Settlement PDF: 
Settlement Date:
11/14/2019
Case Name: 
Community Science Institute v. Sequel Naturals, ULC
Court Name: 
Alameda County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
RG18909334
Plaintiff: 
Community Science Institute
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Lozeau Drury LLP
Defendant: 
Sequel Naturals ULC
Injunctive Relief: 
Defendant prohibited from smanufacturing for sale in, distributing into, or directly selling into California any Covered Product unless the products results in an exposure level below the safe harbor lead and cadmium levels, or provides a warning that meets Prop. 65 safe harbor warning regulations.
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 162,571.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 78,000.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 121,929.00  (Additional settlement funds shall be split between Key Sciences, LLC ($89,414.28) to provide free testing of California products for Prop. 65 chemicals to California non-profits and Greenaction for Health and Environmental Justice ($32,514.29) for community education and civic outreach aimed at protecting California residents living near Bayview Hunters Point and Treasure Island in San Francisco from Proposition 65-listed chemicals.)
Total Payments:
$ 362,500.00
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
Judgment
AG Number:
2019-02051
Judgment PDF: 
Judgment Date:
03/16/2020
Settlement reported to AG: 
Thu, 11/14/2019
Case Name: 
Community Science Institute v. Sequel Naturals, ULC
Court Name: 
Alameda County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
RG18909334
Plaintiff: 
Community Science Institute
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Lozeau Drury LLP
Defendant: 
Sequel Naturals ULC
Injunctive Relief: 
Defendant prohibited from manufacturing for sale in, distributing into, or directly selling into California any Covered Product unless the products results in an exposure level below the safe harbor lead and cadmium levels, or provides a warning that meets Prop. 65 safe harbor warning regulations.
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 162,571.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 78,000.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 121,929.00  (Additional settlement funds shall be split between Key Sciences, LLC ($89,414.28) to provide free testing of California products for Prop. 65 chemicals to California non-profits and Greenaction for Health and Environmental Justice ($35,514.29) for community education and civic outreach related to California residents' exposure to Prop. 65 chemicals.)
Total Payments:
$ 362,500.00
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.