Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, announces that it has filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of purchasers of Omega Protein Corporation securities (NYSE:OME) from August 3, 2016 through March 1, 2017, both dates inclusive (the "Class Period"). The lawsuit seeks to recover damages for Omega investors under the federal securities laws.

To join the Omega class action, go to http://www.rosenlegal.com/cases-1069.html or call Phillip Kim, Esq. or Kevin Chan, Esq. toll-free at 866-767-3653 or email pkim@rosenlegal.com or kchan@rosenlegal.com for information on the class action.

NO CLASS HAS YET BEEN CERTIFIED IN THE ABOVE ACTION. UNTIL A CLASS IS CERTIFIED, YOU ARE NOT REPRESENTED BY COUNSEL UNLESS YOU RETAIN ONE. YOU MAY ALSO REMAIN AN ABSENT CLASS MEMBER AND DO NOTHING AT THIS POINT. YOU MAY RETAIN COUNSEL OF YOUR CHOICE.

According to the lawsuit, throughout the Class Period defendants made false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that: (1) the SEC is requesting information in connection with an investigation relating to Omega's subsidiary's compliance with its probation terms and Omega's protection of whistleblower employees; (2) it is possible that the foregoing matter could result in a material adverse effect on Omega's business, reputation, results of operation and financial condition; and (3) as a result, Defendants' statements about Omega's business, operations and prospects were materially false and misleading and/or lacked a reasonable bases at all relevant times. When the true details entered the market, the lawsuit claims that investors suffered damages.

A class action lawsuit has already been filed. If you wish to serve as lead plaintiff, you must move the Court no later than May 2, 2017. If you wish to join the litigation, go to http://www.rosenlegal.com/cases-1069.html or to discuss your rights or interests regarding this class action, please contact Phillip Kim or Kevin Chan of Rosen Law Firm toll free at 866-767-3653 or via email at pkim@rosenlegal.com or kchan@rosenlegal.com.

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Rosen Law Firm represents investors throughout the globe, concentrating its practice in securities class actions and shareholder derivative litigation.

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