Welch’s Grape Juice “Healthy Heart” Claims 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:

Welch Foods, Inc. is paying a million and a half dollars to settle a class action alleging that its labeling of three juice products is misleading. According to the complaint, labeling that stated that the juices supported or promoted a healthy heart was misleading.

Docket Number:


Company: Welch Foods Inc.

Filing Deadline: March 7, 2022

Class Period: March 23, 2016 to October 1, 2021

Objection Deadline: March 7, 2022

Exclusion Deadline: March 7, 2022

Final Approval Hearing: April 15, 2022

Proof of Purchase:

You do not have to provide proof, but you may be able to make a larger claim if you do.


You may be eligible if you are a person who, between March 23, 2016 and October 1, 2021, bought one of the products at issue, in the US, for household use and not for resale or distribution. The products at issue include the following:
- Welch’s 100% Grape Juice Concord Grape
- Welch’s 100% Juice Red Sangria
- Welch’s 100% Black Cherry Concord Grape Juice

Typical Settlement Amount:

Benefits: Estimate at $1 per product purchased. Without proof of purchase: Up to twelve products. With proof of purchase: No limit to number of products. Final amounts may be higher or lower, depending on the number of valid claims received.

Total Settlement Amount: $1,500,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firm:
Fitzgerald Joseph, LLP

Claim Form: Welch’s Grape Juice “Healthy Heart” Claims Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Hanson v. Welch Foods Inc.

Settlement Website: Welch’s Grape Juice “Healthy Heart” Claims Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Postlethwaite & Netterville

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Hanson v. Welch Foods Class Administrator
P.O. Box 1908
Baton Rouge, LA 70821

Tags: Deceptive Advertising, Deceptive Labels, Item Does Not Do What It Is Advertised to Do