Tentative Settlement Reached In Pet Food MDL

Law360, New York (April 1, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The end of litigation over tainted pet food may be near, after Menu Foods Inc. said Tuesday that it had reached a tentative settlement in lawsuits over a massive recall of contaminated dog and cat meals last year.

The Canada-based company said that the parties in the multidistrict litigation in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey had reached a “comprehensive, cross-border agreement in principle... addressing all major terms of settlement.”

The settlement is still subject to several conditions, including the approval of...
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