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2018 (April): General Mills acquires Blue Buffalo. 2018 (March): Lawsuit alleging lead contamination in Blue Buffalo's products is dismissed. 2016 (November): Blue Buffalo settles a lawsuit with Nestle Purina for US$32 million related to claims that Blue falsely advertised products containing “chicken meal” or “turkey meal.” 2016 (February): A class action lawsuit is filed in Ontario, Canada, against Blue related to claims that it falsely advertised products containing “chicken meal” or “turkey meal.” 2015 (December): Blue Buffalo settles a class action lawsuit for US$32 million related to claims that Blue falsely advertised products containing “chicken meal” or “turkey meal." 2015 (July): In its initial public offering, Blue Buffalo raises US$677 million for market cap of US$5.3 billion. Renaissance Capital deems it the fifth-largest IPO of the year to date. 2014 (September): The company begins manufacturing operations at its Heartland facility in Joplin, Missouri, USA, which is expected to meet most needs for dry food production for the next several years. 2014 (May): Purina sues Blue Buffalo for false advertising. 2012 (July): Blue Buffalo Pet Products is formed as a Delaware, USA, corporation, and a corporate reorganization exchanged the stock of Blue for the stock of BBPP. Additionally, BBPP established another Delaware corporation, Blue Pet Products, Inc., which then became the sole shareholder of Blue. 2006 (December): The company converts into a corporation under the name Blue Buffalo Company, Ltd. 2002 (August): The Blue Buffalo Company, LLC, is founded.
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