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Mowi Ducktrap River of Maine Smoked Atlantic Salmon 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 settlement resolves a class action brought against Mowi USA, LLC, Mowi Ducktrap, LLC, Mowi USA Holding, LLC, and Mowi ASA, concerning Ducktrap River of Maine smoked Atlantic salmon products, including those marketed under Ducktrap River of Maine, Kendall Brook, Spruce Point, Maine Harvest, and Nova Lox brand names. The complaint alleged that the smoked salmon was deceptively marketed as being sustainably sourced, all natural, and from Maine. In reality, it said, the farming methods were not environmentally sustainable, the salmon were treated with artificial chemicals, and the fish were sourced from farms outside the US rather than in Maine.

Docket Number:

1:20-cv-09293-PAE

Company: Mowi USA, LLC

Filing Deadline: September 10, 2021

Class Period: March 1, 2017 to May 13, 2021

Objection Deadline: September 10, 2021

Exclusion Deadline: September 10, 2021

Final Approval Hearing: November 19, 2021

Proof of Purchase:

You do not have to provide proof, but you may be able to claim a larger benefit if you do.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you are a person or entity living in the US who bought a Ducktrap product with packaging that included “sustainably sourced,” “all natural,” or “from Maine” representations, between March 1, 2017 and May 13, 2021.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Without proof: $2.50 per package of Ducktrap smoked Atlantic salmon, up to ten packages or $25 per household. With proof: $2.50 per package, with no maximum.

Total Settlement Amount: $1,300,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$1,500-$7,500

Law Firms:
Mason Lietz & Klinger LLP
Shub Law Firm LLC

Claim Form: Mowi Ducktrap River of Maine Smoked Atlantic Salmon Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Neversink General Store et al. v. Mowi USA, LLC et al.

Settlement Website: Mowi Ducktrap River of Maine Smoked Atlantic Salmon Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Angeion Group

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Ducktrap Smoked Salmon Settlement Administrator
1650 Arch Street, Suite 2210
Philadelphia, PA 19103
833-693-1335
info@smokedsalmonsettlement.com

Tags: All Natural Claims, Deceptive Advertising, Deceptive Labels, Place of origin, Sustainability