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Diamond Pet Food Deception Suit Gets Trimmed but Advances

March 22, 2019, 5:00 PM

The maker of Diamond Pet Foods must continue to defend a proposed class suit alleging its dog food contains undisclosed heavy metals and other toxins.

Pennsylvanian Martin E. Grossman and Californian Richard David Classick Jr. sued Schell & Kampeter Inc. alleging the company marketed “Taste of the Wild” dog food as a premium product but failed to disclose the presence of heavy metals, BPA, pesticides, and other contaminants.

But the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California trimmed the suit.

Schell & Kampeter’s statements, including representations that Taste of the Wild food is made from “the highest quality ...