Ocean Spray “No Artificial Flavors” 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:

Ocean Spray, which is known for its cranberry juices and cranberry juice combination beverages, is settling a class action alleging that its products are falsely labeled as containing “No Artificial Flavors.” According to the complaint, the drinks contained dl-malic acid or fumaric acid, which it claimed functioned as flavorings.

Docket Number:

3:17-CV-2335-GPC-MDD

Company: Ocean Spray Cranberries Inc.

Filing Deadline: July 10, 2020

Class Period: January 1, 2011 to January 31, 2020

Objection Deadline: July 1, 2020

Exclusion Deadline: July 1, 2020

Final Approval Hearing: July 31, 2020

Proof of Purchase:

The claim form does not ask for proof of purchase.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you are a US resident or citizen who bought any of the products in your state, between January 1, 2011 and January 31, 2020, for personal or household use and not for resale. The products are the following:

Ocean Spray® Cran-AppleTM, Ocean Spray® Cran-GrapeTM, Ocean Spray® “100% Apple” Juice Drink, Ocean Spray® Cran-RaspberryTM, Ocean Spray® WaveTM Apple with White Cranberries, Ocean Spray® WaveTM Berry Medley, Ocean Spray® Cran-CherryTM, Ocean Spray® Cran-PineappleTM, Ocean Spray® Cran-PomegranateTM, Ocean Spray® Diet Cran-PomegranateTM, Ocean Spray® Diet Cran-CherryTM, Ocean Spray® 100% Juice Cranberry Cherry Flavor, Ocean Spray® Cran-StrawberryTM, Ocean Spray® Diet Blueberry, Ocean Spray® Diet Cranberry with Lime, Ocean Spray® Cran-LemonadeTM, Ocean Spray® Classic Tea White Cranberry Peach, Ocean Spray® Cran-TeaTM White Cranberry Peach, Ocean Spray® Classic Tea Cranberry, Ocean Spray® Cran-TeaTM Cranberry, Ocean Spray® 100% Premium Juice Cranberry Apple, Ocean Spray® 100% Cranberry Concord Grape, Ocean Spray® 100% Juice Cranberry Raspberry, Ocean Spray® 100% Juice Cranberry Pomegranate, Ocean Spray® 100% Juice Tropical Citrus Fruit & Vegetable, Ocean Spray® Light Tropical Citrus Fruit & Vegetable, Ocean Spray® 100% Juice Cranberry Pomegranate Blueberry Fruit & Vegetable, Ocean Spray® Pink Cranberry Passionfruit Juice Drink, Ocean Spray® 100% Juice Cranberry Mango, Ocean Spray® Pink Lite Cranberry Juice Drink, Ocean Spray® Light Cran-MangoTM, Ocean Spray® Pink Cranberry Juice Drink, Ocean Spray® Pink Lite Cranberry Juice Drink, Ocean Spray® Pink Cranberry Juice Drink, Ocean Spray® Ruby Pomegranate, Ocean Spray® Diet Cran-TeaTM, Ocean Spray® 100% Juice Cranberry Pineapple, Ocean Spray® Diet Cran-PineappleTM, Ocean Spray® Mocktails Tropical Citrus, Ocean Spray® Cran-AmericaTM, Ocean Spray® Pink Cranberry Juice Drink, Ocean Spray® CranharvestTM Cranberry Apple Cider, Ocean Spray® Diet Cran-RaspberryTM, Ocean Spray® Diet Cran-AppleTM, Ocean Spray® Diet Cranberry, Ocean Spray® Diet Cran-GrapeTM, Ocean Spray® Cranberry CranenergyTM, Ocean Spray® Diet Ruby Red, Ocean Spray® New Light 50 Cranberry Grape, Ocean Spray® Sparkling Citrus Tangerine, Ocean Spray® CranenergyTM Sparkling Diet Cranberry, Ocean Spray® Ruby Cherry, Ocean Spray® Cherry Juice Cocktail, Ocean Spray® CranenergyTM Sparkling Cranberry, Ocean Spray® Sparkling Pink Cranberry Juice Drink, Ocean Spray® Pom Blue Sparkling Beverage, Ocean Spray® Sparkling Cranberry, Ocean Spray® Diet Pom Blue Sparkling Beverage, Ocean Spray® Sparkling Diet Cranberry, Ocean Spray® Sparkling Cran-RaspberryTM, Ocean Spray® Sparkling Cran-GrapeTM, Ocean Spray® Diet Cran-LemonadeTM, Ocean Spray® Cran-MangoTM, Ocean Spray® Ruby Cranberry, Ocean Spray® 100% Citrus Tangerine Orange, Ocean Spray® 100% Citrus Mango Pineapple, Ocean Spray® Cran-TropicalTM Juice Drink, Ocean Spray® Light Cranberry Apple, Ocean Spray® Diet Cran-MangoTM, Ocean Spray® Light Ruby Red, Ocean Spray® Blueberry Juice Cocktail, Ocean Spray® Blueberry Pomegranate, Ocean Spray® Diet Blueberry Pomegranate, Ocean Spray® Pomegranate CranenergyTM, Ocean Spray® Light Cran-PomegranateTM, Ocean Spray® Wave TM Mango Pineapple, Ocean Spray® Raspberry CranenergyTM, Ocean Spray® Diet Cran-BlackberryTM, Ocean Spray® New Light 50 Cranberry Raspberry

Typical Settlement Amount:

For each bottle purchased, $1, up to a maximum of $20. Only one claim is permitted per household.

Total Settlement Amount: $5.4 million

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$1,000 and $9,000

Law Firms:
Law Offices of Ronald A. Marron
The Elliot Law Firm

Claim Form: Ocean Spray “No Artificial Flavors” Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Hilsley v. Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc.

Settlement Website: Ocean Spray “No Artificial Flavors” Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Classaura Class Action Administration

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Artificial Flavor Litigation Settlement
c/o Classaura Class Action Administration
1718 Peachtree St NW #1080
Atlanta GA 30309
contact@ArtificialFlavorLitigation.com
1–855-873-3742

Tags: Deceptive Advertising, Deceptive Labels, No Artificial Flavors Claims