Rachael Ray's Dog Food Slammed For False 'Natural' Labels

Law360, Los Angeles (March 1, 2017, 4:57 PM EST) -- The company that sells celebrity chef Rachael Ray's dog food brand was slapped with a putative class action in California federal court Tuesday for false advertising over the "natural" labeling on Nutrish lines of dog food products when the items allegedly contain chemicals.

Ainsworth Pet Nutrition Holdings LLC and several related businesses are accused of marketing the Rachael Ray Nutrish lines of dry and wet dog food products as "natural" and containing "no artificial preservatives" when in fact they include harmful additives and synthetic ingredients, according to the complaint.

"By deceptively marketing the products as 'natural' and having 'no artificial preservatives,' defendants...

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