Menu Foods Looks To Settle Pet Food MDL

Law360, New York (September 14, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Much maligned Menu Foods Inc. has agreed to sit down with a mediator in the hopes of settling the multidistrict litigation stemming from this year's much-publicized pet food scare, the company's lawyers said Thursday.

In a letter to U.S. District Court Judge Noel Hillman, DLA Piper's Amy Schulman said Menu Foods, and other defendants, were “interested in pursuing an expeditious and global settlement of all claims arising out of the pet food recall.”

The lawyer told the New Jersey judge that Menu Foods, most of its...
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