Judge Dismisses UCL Claim In Pet Food Ingredient Case Against Blue Buffalo

Mealey's (September 9, 2015, 1:31 PM EDT) -- ST. LOUIS — After finding that a pet food ingredient supplier lacked sufficient connection to California to support claims for violation of California's unfair competition law (UCL), a Missouri federal judge on Sept. 8 dismissed a pet food maker's third-party UCL claims but allowed certain claims for negligence and indemnity to proceed (Nestle Purina Petcare Co. v. The Blue Buffalo Co. Ltd., No. 4:14 CV 859, E.D. Mo.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 118992).

(Opinion available. Document #58-150915-028Z.)

Nestle Purina sued Blue Buffalo Co. Ltd. in the...
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