Did you purchase Milo’s Kitchen Chicken Jerky or Chicken Grillers Home-style dog treats in Missouri between March 1, 2011 and Jan. 21, 2013?
If yes, then you can get compensation. The makers of dog treat products ready to pay $600,000 to resolve the class action lawsuit against them.
The lawsuit alleges that the Milo’s Kitchen Chicken Jerky dog treats products were not good and causes health issues to pet. So, under the settlement the class member could get up to $100.
One of the plaintiffs Sharel Mawby alleged that the dog treats he bought made her pet ill. Therefore he filed case against Milo’s Kitchen LLC and its parent company, J.M. Smucker.
According to the Milo’s Kitchen class action lawsuit, the plaintiff dog Honda experienced diarrhea, lethargy, and a swollen belly after eating dog treat. Also, the dog started drinking too much water shortly after eating a few of the treats.
Further, the Milo’s Kitchen Chicken Jerky class action lawsuit alleged that the dog treats were made up of substandard ingredients. And, the treats also contained high levels of antibiotics. The ingredients of Milo’s Kitchen dog treats can lead to the potentially fatal illnesses in dogs.
However, the Missouri Milo’s Kitchen gets warnings from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration over similar chicken treats between 2007 and 2011. The agency warned dog owners that dog treats, like Milo’s, had a large number of complaints, including pet death after eating the treats.
Further, the Milo’s Kitchen Chicken Jerky class action lawsuit alleges that the makers of dog treats falsely advertised the product. By their advertisement the consumers believe that they were purchasing a good quality pet food. But, this was not so, the food was not of high quality and causes illness to pet.
So, in order to resolve the case the Milo’s Kitchen and Smucker agreed to pay $600,000. The Class Members who want to claim for the compensation need to bring proof of purchase. Those who have proof of purchase can get claim up to $100, while Class Members without proof can claim up to $12.
Those who wish to object to or otherwise exclude themselves from the class action settlement must do so by April 22, 2019.
Eligibility to file a claim
Class Members include those who purchased Milo’s Kitchen Chicken Jerky or Chicken Grillers Home-style dog treats in Missouri between March 1, 2011 and Jan. 31, 2013.
Proof for file a claim
No proof of purchase required. However, Class Members who can provide proof of purchase such as receipts, loyalty card records or other documentation can claim a full refund up to $100.
Last date to file the claim
Up to $100.
Details of the filed case
Mawby v. Milo’s Kitchen LLC, et al.,
Case No. 1616-CV03384,
in the Circuit Court of Jackson County,
Missouri at Independence
Dog Treat Settlement
c/o Atticus Administration
PO Box 1440 Minneapolis,
MN 55440 1-800-214-9556