In May 2019, a class-action lawsuit
was filed against Nestle Purina PetCare for allegedly misleadingly labeling Fancy Feast tuna products as being “Dolphin Safe” and sustainably sourced when, according to plaintiffs, dolphins and other marine life are killed and injured by the fishing methods used to catch the tuna in the products. (Myers et al v. Nestle Purina PetCare Co.
, Case No. 19-cv-898, C. D. CA.)
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