Kellogg Rice Krispies & Cocoa Krispies Cereal Class Action Settlement Of Class Action Lawsuit Over Immunity Claims.
A class action settlement agreement has been reached in a class action lawsuit against Kellogg Company, Kellogg USA, Inc. and Kellogg Sales Company (collectively “Kellogg” or “Defendants”) in the United States District Court for the Central District of California (styled Michelle Weeks and Maria Sandoval v. Kellogg Company, Kellogg USA, Inc. and Kellogg Sales Company, Class Action Case No. CV 09-08102 (MMM)(RZx)), alleging, among other things, that the packaging of Kellogg Cocoa Krispies and Rice Krispies cereal was false and misleading since Kellogg represented that the Cocoa Krispies and Rice Krispies cereals were fortified with antioxidents and nutrients that would help support immunity, but Kellogg purportedly did not have a clinical study, according to the Kellogg Rice Krispies & Cocoa Krispies Cereal class action settlement agreement.
The Kellogg Rice Krispies & Cocoa Krispies Cereal settlement class reportedly includes the following persons (the “Class”), unless otherwise exluded:
All persons or entities in the United States who purchased Rice Krispies or Cocoa Krispies branded cereals the during June 1, 2009 to March 1, 2010 (the “Settlement Class Period”)
The proposed Kellogg Rice Krispies & Cocoa Krispies Cereal class action lawsuit settlement reportedly provides for a settlement fund consisting of $2.5 million and a donation of Kellogg branded cereal and food having a total retail value of $2.5 million to charities.
If the proposed settlement is approved, Kellogg Rice Krispies & Cocoa Krispies Cereal settlement class members reportedly may seek reimbursement of $5 per box of Rice Krispies or Cocoa Krispies branded cereals purchased during the settlement class period, with a maximum recovery of $15 per consumer, if the settlement class member timely submits a valid claim form.
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