We dedicate ourselves to serving the greater good by holding corporations accountable for actions that harm consumers and animals.
As food companies increasingly mislead consumers about the industry’s impacts on public health, the environment, animals, and workers—fellows work to expose the harmful reality of commercial animal agriculture and ensure that companies live up to their marketing representations.
Marshall v. Red Lobster Management LLC, No. 2:21-cv-04786 (C.D.Cal.): Class action alleging the deceptive marketing and sale of lobster and shrimp products as “sustainable”
Rawson v. ALDI Inc., No. 1:21-cv-02811 (N.D. Ill.): Class action alleging false and deceptive marketing of its fresh Atlantic salmon products labeled with the phrase “Simple. Sustainable. Seafood”
Food Animal Concerns Trust v. The Wendy’s Company, No. 2021CA 003169 B (D.C. Super. Ct.): Nonprofit action alleging false and deceptive marketing of animal welfare claims
Beyond Pesticides v. Sargento Foods Inc., No. 2021 CA 000178 B (D.C. Super. Ct.): Nonprofit action alleging deceptive labeling, marketing, and sale of cheese products as having “no antibiotics”
Food Animal Concerns Trust v. Cargill, Inc., No. 2021 CA 004708 B (D.C. Super. Ct.): Nonprofit action alleging that turkey products contain false and misleading environmental and animal welfare claims