Kellogg Cereals Healthy-Sounding Claims Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Closed

Closed Settlement Statement:

According to court documents, the claim submission deadline has passed. Please contact the claims administrator if you have any questions.

Case Summary:

Kellogg Sales Company is settling a class action alleging it violated certain food laws in its labeling of three of its breakfast cereals. The complaint alleged that the cereals were labeled to make them seem healthy, despite the fact that they had a high added sugar content.

Docket Number:


Company: Kellogg Sales Company

Filing Deadline: September 7, 2021

Class Period: August 29, 2012 to May 1, 2020

Objection Deadline: September 7, 2021

Exclusion Deadline: September 7, 2021

Final Approval Hearing: November 18, 2021

Proof of Purchase:

You do not need proof to file a claim, but you may be able to make a larger claim if you do have it.


You may be eligible if you are a person in the US, and between August 29, 2012 and May 1, 2020, you bought one of the class products, for household use and not for resale. The class products include the following:

- Kellogg’s Original Raisin Bran and Kellogg’s Raisin Bran Crunch, in a package with the words “heart healthy.”
- Kellogg’s Smart Start Original Antioxidants, in a package with the words “heart healthy” or “lightly sweetened.”
- Kellogg’s Frosted Mini-Wheats Bite Size (Original, Maple Brown Sugar, Strawberry, or Blueberry varieties), Big Bites (Original variety), Little Bites (Chocolate or Cinnamon Roll varieties), or Touch of Fruit in the Middle (Mixed Berry and Raspberry varieties) in a package with the words “lightly sweetened.”

Typical Settlement Amount:

Equal share of the net settlement fund, estimated at $16.09 per person. Without proof of purchase: Limit two boxes per month of Raisin Bran and Smart Start and one box per month of Frosted Mini-Wheats. With proof of purchase: No limit. Final amounts will depend on the number of claims and the claimant’s purchase history.

Total Settlement Amount: $13,000,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firms:
Jackson Foster LLC
The Law Office of Jack Fitzgerald PC

Claim Form: Kellogg Cereals Healthy-Sounding Claims Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Stephen Hadley et al. v. Kellogg Sales Co.

Settlement Website: Kellogg Cereals Healthy-Sounding Claims Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Postlethwaite & Netterville

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Hadley v. Kellogg Sales Co. Class Administrator
P.O. Box 5098
Baton Rouge, LA 70821
(844) 907-1160

Tags: Deceptive Advertising, Deceptive Labels, Representations Imply Product Is Healthy