Starkist Tuna Underfilled Class Action 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 case alleges Starkist Tuna under-filled some of its tuna cans. Under the federal guidelines a 5 ounce can should contain between 2.84- 3.23 ounces of tuna per can. However the claim is that Starkist Tuna's 5 ounce can only contains 2.81- 3.11 ounces per can.

Docket Number:


Company: StarKist

Filing Deadline: November 20, 2015

Objection Deadline: November 20, 2015

Exclusion Deadline: November 20, 2015

Final Approval Hearing: December 17, 2015

Proof of Purchase:



You are a class member if you are a resident of the United States of America who purchased from February 19, 2009 through October 31, 2014:

one or more 5 oz. can of Chunk Light Tuna in Water,
one or more 5 oz. can of Chunk Light Tuna in Oil,
one or more 5 oz. can of Solid White Tuna in Water, or
one or more 5 oz. can of Solid White Tuna in Oil

Typical Settlement Amount:

$25 cash or $50 in coupons

Total Settlement Amount: $12,000,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

Law Firm:
Bursor & Fisher

Claim Form: Link To Online Claim Form

Case Name: Hendricks v. StarKist Co.

Settlement Website: Link To Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Hendricks v. StarKist Co. Settlement Administrator,

P.O. Box 40007, College Station, TX 77842-4007


Tags: Deceptive Advertising, Deceptive Labels, Underfilled Product