Wesson Oil “Natural” Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Open

Case Summary:

Conagra Brands, Inc., former Conagra Foods, Inc., is settling class actions alleging that it labeled certain of its cooking oils as “Natural” even though they were made from genetically modified ingredients (GMOs). The complaint alleged that Conagra violated laws involving the marketing, advertising, and sale of its oils.

Docket Number:

CV 11-05379-CJC (AGRx)

Company: ConAgra Brands Inc.

Filing Deadline: May 22, 2023

Class Period: January 12, 2006 to July 1, 2017

Objection Deadline: March 22, 2023

Exclusion Deadline: March 22, 2023

Final Approval Hearing: April 17, 2023

Proof of Purchase:

If you filed a claim in the previous settlement, you do not need to file another. You do not need to provide proof.


You may be eligible if you bought certain Wesson cooking oil products, including Wesson Vegetable Oil, Wesson Canola Oil, Wesson Corn Oil, and Wesson Best Blend which were sold a “Natural,” in the following eleven states during the periods indicated:

California: June 28, 2007-July 1, 2017
Colorado: January 12, 2009-July 1, 2017
Florida: January 12, 2008-July 1, 2017
Illinois: January 12, 2007-July 1, 2017
Indiana: January 12, 2006-July 1, 2017
Nebraska: January 12, 2008-July 1, 2017
New York: January 12, 2008-July 1, 2017
Ohio: January 12, 2010-July 1, 2017
Oregon: January 12, 2006-July 1, 2017
South Dakota: January 12, 2006-July 1, 2017
Texas: January 12, 2010-July 1, 2017

Typical Settlement Amount:

Payment of 15 cents per unit of Wesson oil products bought during the class period for your state. One claim per household. Final amounts may be more or less, depending on the number and amounts of valid claims received.

Total Settlement Amount: $3,000,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firms:
Dicello Levitt & Casey LLC
Milberg Coleman Bryson Phillips Grossman, PLLC
Tadler Law, LLP

Claim Form: Wesson Oil Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: In re ConAgra Foods, Inc.

Settlement Website: Wesson Oil Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
JND Legal Administration

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Wesson Oil Settlement
c/o JND Legal Administration
P.O. Box 11050
Seattle, WA 98111-9349

Tags: All Natural Claims, Deceptive Advertising, Deceptive Labels, GMO-Based Ingredients