Trader Joe’s Underfilled Tuna Cans 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:

Trader Joe’s is settling a class action alleging that it underfilled cans of tuna it sold. The complaint claimed that the cans held less tuna than the marked amount. The company will pay $1.3 million to resolve this lawsuit.

Docket Number:

16-cv-01371-ODW-AJW

Company: Trader Joe’s Company

Filing Deadline: July 1, 2020

Class Period: January 5, 2012 to March 2, 2020

Objection Deadline: July 1, 2020

Exclusion Deadline: July 1, 2020

Final Approval Hearing: September 14, 2020

Proof of Purchase:

You must attest on the claim form that you purchased the products, but you are not required to provide proof.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you are a person in the US who, between January 5, 2012 and March 2, 2020, bought one of the following products:
- 5 oz. Trader Joe’s Albacore Tuna in Water Salt Added
- 5 oz. Trader Joe’s Albacore Tuna in Water Half Salt
- 5 oz. Trader Joe’s Albacore Tuna in Water No Salt Added
- 5 oz. Trader Joe’s Albacore Tuna in Olive Oil Salt Added
- 5 oz. Trader Joe’s Skipjack Tuna in Water with Sea Salt
- 5 oz. Trader Joe’s Yellowfin Tuna in Olive Oil Solid Light

Typical Settlement Amount:

Expected to be $29. Final amount will depend on the number of valid claims received.

Total Settlement Amount: $1.3 million

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

Unknown

Law Firm:
Bursor & Fisher

Claim Form: Trader Joe’s Underfilled Tuna Cans Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: In re Trader Joe’s Tuna Litigation

Settlement Website: Trader Joe’s Underfilled Tuna Cans Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
KCC Class Action Services, LLC

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

In re Trader Joe’s Tuna Litigation
c/o KCC Class Action Services
P.O. Box 43502
Providence RI 02940-3502
1-844-799-2424

Tags: Deceptive Advertising, Deceptive Labels, Deceptive Packaging, Underfilled Product