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Post Foods Cereal Claims Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Open

Case Summary:

Post Foods, LLC is settling a class action alleging that it violated labeling laws with some of its breakfast cereal labels by making claims that made the products seem healthy. The complaint alleged the cereals were in fact not healthy because they contained added sugar.

Docket Number:

16-cv-4958-WHO

Company: Post Foods, LLC

Filing Deadline: May 19, 2021

Class Period: August 29, 2012 to November 2, 2020

Objection Deadline: May 19, 2021

Exclusion Deadline: May 19, 2021

Final Approval Hearing: June 23, 2021

Proof of Purchase:

You do not have to have proof to make a claim, but you may receive a larger payment if you have it.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you are a person in the US who, between August 29, 2012 and November 2, 2020, bought one of the products at issue in the US, for household use and not for resale or distribution. The class products include certain types and sizes of the following cereals: Post Raisin Bran, Post Bran Flakes, Post Selects–Blueberry Morning, Great Grains, Honey Bunches of Oats, Honey Bunches of Granola, Shredded Wheat, Alpha Bits, Golden Crisp, Honeycomb, and Waffle Crisp.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Average payment estimated at $14.28. Final amounts depend on which cereals and how many boxes of them you bought during the class period. Post has also agreed not to use certain statements on the boxes through the end of 2022. For more information, see the Notice at https://www.addedsugarclassaction.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Post_Draft-Long-Form-Notice_v7_FINAL.pdf.

Total Settlement Amount: $15,000,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$7,500

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

Claim Form: Post Foods Cereal Claims Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Krommenhock v. Post Foods, LLC

Settlement Website: Post Foods Cereal Claims Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Postlethwaite & Netterville

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Krommenhock v. Post Foods Class Administrator
P.O. Box 671
Baton Rouge, LA 70821
(844) 970-1302
info@AddedSugarClassAction.com

Tags: Deceptive Advertising, Deceptive Labels, Hiding Sugar, Untrue Product Claims