Taste of Nature Candy 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:

Taste of Nature, Inc. is settling a lawsuit alleging that its candies are packed in non-transparent containers that contain too much non-functional slack fill. In other words, consumers are getting less candy than they expect for the price.

Docket Number:

18PH-CV00751

Company: Taste of Nature Inc.

Filing Deadline: December 24, 2018

Class Period: January 1, 2013 to June 18, 2018

Objection Deadline: September 29, 2018

Exclusion Deadline: September 29, 2018

Final Approval Hearing: October 24, 2018

Proof of Purchase:

No, but with proof you are eligible to file a claim for more boxes.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you bought any of the products below, between January 1, 2013 and June 18, 2018, for personal use and not for resale:

Cookie Dough Bites, Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites, Fudge Brownie Cookie Dough Bites, Santa’s Village Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites, Cookies N’ Cream Cookie Dough Bites, Cinnamon Bun Bites, Red Velvet Cupcake Bites, Moon Pie Bites, Strawberry Dream Bites, Birthday Cake Cookie Dough Bites, Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Bites, Muddy Bears, Shari Candies Cherry Sour Balls, Despicable Me 2 Sour Gummies, Sqwigglies, and Hello Kitty Treats 

Typical Settlement Amount:

Refund of 25 cents per box. Without proof, you may file a claim for up to four boxes, for an award of $1 per household. With proof, you may file a claim for up to fifty boxes, for an award of $12.50 per household.

Total Settlement Amount: Unknown

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$3,000

Law Firm:
Steelman Gaunt & Horsefield

Claim Form: Taste of Nature Candy Products Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Dacia Trentham v. Taste of Nature, Inc.

Settlement Website: Taste of Nature Candy Products Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Heffler Claims Group

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Trentham v. Taste of Nature
c/o Heffler Claims Group, Settlement Administrator
P.O. Box 59502
Philadelphia, PA 19102-9502
(844) 271-4788

Tags: Deceptive Packaging, Excessive Slack Fill