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UPDATE: May 7, 2012

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A case conference was held on May 7, 2012 before the Honourable Mr. Justice Paul Perell of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice to address the Defendant Revolution Food Technologies Inc.'s request to file evidence opposing the Motion for Summary Judgment brought by the Defendant Johnvince Foods Distribution L.P. As Johnvince Foods Distribution L.P. was opposing the request, Justice Perell has ordered that a Motion be held on June 26, 2012 to determine whether Revolution Food Technologies Inc. is permitted to adduce its evidence at this stage.

The Motion for Summary Judgment has been adjourned to permit the Court time to hear and address the motion to adduce evidence brought by Revolution Food Technologies Inc. If you were planning to attend the Motion for Summary Judgment, please be advised that it is NOT proceeding on May 15 or 16, 2012.

Please monitor our website for information regarding the return date for the Motion for Summary Judgment.

 

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UPDATE: September 28, 2011

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On September 28, 2011, THOMSON, ROGERS issued a national Class Action lawsuit against certain alleged Directors and Officers of Revolution Food Technologies Inc., on behalf of investors who purchased peanut vending machines from Revolution Food Technologies Inc. for the purpose of operating a vending machine business (the "Program")

An earlier national Class Action claim was issued by Thomson, Rogers on March 24, 2011 naming Revolution Food Technologies Inc. and Johnvince Foods Distribution L.P. as Defendants for their respective roles in allegedly misleading investors into participating in the Program. The representative plaintiffs, David and Jennifer Zwaniga from Kitchener, Ontario, claim that they were induced to invest in the Program due to the misrepresentations made by the Defendants and suffered significant financial losses as a result.

This Class Action claims over $20 million in damages from certain alleged Directors and Officers of Revolution Food Technologies Inc. for their alleged legal responsibility as "franchisor's associates" of Revolution Food Technologies Inc.

If you would like to review the entirety of the allegations made against the Defendants, please see the Statement of Claim, issued September 28, 2011.

 

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UPDATE: September 1, 2011

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In accordance with the Timetable ordered by the Honourable Justice Perell of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Plaintiffs served and filed their motion material for the Certification Motion scheduled to proceed on September 10 and 11, 2012. The Defendants must serve their responding motion materials for the Certification Motion by November 30, 2011.

Also, on August 30, 2011 the Plaintiffs amended the Statement of Claim to add allegations that the Defendants failed to comply with their disclosure obligations pursuant to the Arthur Wishart Act (Franchise Disclosure), 2000, S.O. 2000, c. 3. If you would like to review the full extent of the allegations made, please see the Amended Statement of Claim.

We encourage you to continue to monitor our website for updates.

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On March 24, 2011, THOMSON, ROGERS issued a national Class Action lawsuit on behalf of investors who allege to have been mislead by food distributors, Revolution Food Technologies Inc. and Johnvince Foods Distribution L.P. (the "Defendants").

The Class Action claim seeks over $20 million in damages from the Defendants relating to their alleged misrepresentations to investors regarding a number of items including the incomes they could expect to receive from purchasing Revolution 650TM vending machines.

The representative plaintiffs, David and Jennifer Zwaniga from Kitchener, Ontario, claim that they were induced to invest in the Program due to the misrepresentations made by the Defendants and suffered significant financial losses as a result.

If you would like to review the full extent of the allegations made against the Defendants, please see the Statement of Claim, issued March 24, 2011.

If you participated in this Program and would like to sign up to receive information about the class action, please fill out the sign up form below (and we note that there is no financial risk whatsoever associated with signing up for or participating in the Class Action).

This Class Action has not yet been certified.