Missouri Purchasers of Milk and Cream Products 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:

This class action alleges that violations of the Missouri Merchandising Practices Act by Dairy Farmers of America resulted in artificially high prices for milk and cream products. Brands include:

  • Hiland Dairy
  • Roberts Dairy
  • Central Dairy
  • Mid States Dairy
  • Pevely Dairy Company
  • Memory Lane Dairy
  • Anderson Erickson Dairy
  • PET
  • Dean’s
  • Borden Meadow Gold
  • Turner Dairy
Docket Number:


Filing Deadline: January 7, 2016

Class Period: January 1, 2004

Objection Deadline: October 24, 2015

Exclusion Deadline: January 19, 2015

Final Approval Hearing: November 13, 2015

Proof of Purchase:



You may be eligible if you are a Missouri individual or business resident who purchased milk and cream products produced or supplied by Dairy Farmers of America, Inc. or Hiland Dairy, from a retailer, grocer, discount club, convenience store or a similar outlet in Missouri between January 1, 2004 and the present, for personal, family, or household use (not for resale). 

Typical Settlement Amount:

$10. If claims exceed the amount set aside, they may be reduced; if claims are less than the amount set aside, they may be increased, up to $40.

Total Settlement Amount: $3,500,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Claim Form: Missouri Milk Consumers Claim Form

Case Name: Kristie Tessandori and Barbara Cusick v. Dairy Farmers of America, Inc.

Settlement Website: Missouri Milk Class Action

Claims Administrator:
Angeion Group

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Dairy Farmers of America, Inc. Settlement Administrator

c/o Angeion Group
1801 Market Street, Suite 660
Philadelphia, PA 19103


Tags: Collusion & Price Fixing, Your Food