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Kellogg’s Frosted Mini-Wheats Class Action Lawsuit Settlement


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Award (how much your claim may be worth): You can receive a cash payment of up to $15 from the Frosted Mini-Wheats class action settlement.

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Frosted Mini-Wheats Settlement Notice

Class Action Lawsuit Settlement Case(s):Dennis v. Kellogg Co., Case No. 9-cv-01786, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California.



Website of the Class Action Lawsuit Settlement Administrator (FILE YOUR CLAIM HERE):

Address to submit a claim form (REQUIRED):

To receive a cash payment from the Kellogg’s Frosted Mini-Wheats class action lawsuit settlement, you must submit a valid Claim Form either online at or to the following address by November 29, 2013:
Dennis v. Kellogg Company
c/o CGC
P.O. Box 9638
Dublin, OH 43017-4938

Phone Number to call for assistance: (888) 561-9184

Details: The Mini-Wheats settlement will resolve a four-year-old class action lawsuit (Dennis v. Kellogg Co.) that accuses Kellogg of falsely advertising that Mini-Wheats improved kids’ attentiveness, memory and other cognitive functions to a degree not supported by competent clinical evidence.

Kellogg stands by its advertising and denies any wrongdoing but has agreed to establish a $4 million class action lawsuit settlement fund to refund consumers and resolve the litigation. A federal judge preliminarily approved the class action settlement on May 5, 2013.

Class Members of the Frosted-Mini Wheats class action settlement include anyone who purchased the cereal in the United States between January 28, 2008 and October 1, 2009.

Class Members may seek reimbursement of $5 per box of cereal purchased, up to a maximum of three boxes ($15).

The only way to receive a cash payment is to submit a valid claim online at no later than November 29, 2013.

Claims must be submitted by: 11/29/13


Settlement Administrator(s): Garden City Group

Class Counsel:


Timothy G. Blood


Defense Counsel:

Dean N. Panos

Richard P. Steinken



UPDATE: Distribution of the Frosted Mini-Wheats class action settlement is being delayed by appeals. If the settlement is overturned on appeal, no cash payment will be made to Class Members. Keep checking for updates.

UPDATE 2: On Apr. 18, 2016, Class Members who submitted timely and valid claims for the Kellogg’s settlement began receiving checks worth as much as $11.44.

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  • Felicia Miller June 14, 2013

    I have been purchasing Kelloggs many wheats since they came out. They are delicious. I just purchased a box last weekend.

    Do I still qualify to be part of the settlement?

  • ania August 2, 2013

    me too i been purchasing kelloggs mini wheats since they came out can i still qualify to be part of the settlement

  • Jessica Talley August 3, 2013

    Oh I feed these to my kids for a month

  • Jessie August 5, 2013

    Honestly?? This is a class action lawsuit??? OMG…@Felicia Miller, you are why this world is stupid and lawsuit happy! “Oh, they are delicious…I just purchased a box last weekend..” Can I still be part of the settlement?? Really?? Get a life, and stop trying to be part of the “entitlement society”…Kellogg’s does not owe you 15.00 or free cereal! Geez…how frivolous!

  • priscilla vera August 7, 2013

    ive been purchasing kelloggs cereal all my childrens life and my mom has for us ,but it is what it is.

  • honey bo bo August 8, 2013

    watch and see how many people dont get checks on this one lol

    • John Odey December 18, 2013

      The favor of my God prevents Garden City Group from defeating me as I havent had a problem. However I suggest the next time you file a claim & GCG is the administrator write a letter to the courts requesting a new administrator on the basis of discrimination because of a prior class action suit having been filed & the administator will not pay the claim on your behalf and those of the litigants even though it is a honest claim. Attach supporting documents that were sent to the FTC & Attorney General regarding GCG that you previous filed. ( Yes, file a complaint online with them & you will get a reply with a case # ) . If those that are having problems take a half hour to do this even 1 claim that prevents GCG from being the adminstrator will cost them thousands of $ for losing the contract. Hope this is beneficial to all & wish everyone a Happy Holiday season.

  • honey bo bo August 11, 2013

    #18 honey bo bo 2013-08-10 20:47
    makes you wonder what will happen to this site if no one comes to check out class actions!!! no more advertisement dollars spent here cause theres no one here cause no one gets paid any more from class actions

    #17 honey bo bo 2013-08-10 09:28

    #16 honey bo bo 2013-08-10 09:23
    no matter what you do if you have applied for any class action within the last year you will not get any more money
    have you ever seen some one say” YEAH AND WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO ABOUT IT” receipts, photos of you eating the product, DNA sample of a employee at one of the stores, photos of the product after its turned to stool, packaging, UPC codes, ingredient labels, invoices, NOTHING YOU CAN DO TO FORCE THEM TO PAY YOU WATCH AND YOU WILL BE AMAZED HOW THEY JUST TELL YOU TO GO TO HELL

  • R Howard August 13, 2013

    To Jesse … Wake up and open your eyes to big corporate greed! Read the book by Pulitzer Prize Winner Michael Moss, Salt Sugar and Fat! You will look at food differently and fortify yourself with a healthy dose of skepticism. These food corporations taint our food with unhealthy, disease causing, life shortening ” substances” and then make claims that it is something beneficial for us when it is not. I believe that most any reasonable person would consider that sort of behavior to be called a “lie”!

  • dee owens August 14, 2013

    I have been purchasing the fruit in the middle frosted mini wheats since they came out with it. Before that I was purchasing the the original for at least 4 yrs. every week when I run out I go get another box and even got my sister started on them

  • DOnte August 20, 2013

    Please post about the subject at hand and stop posting the same thing on multiple suits. Nobody wants to argue, just read about issues that may affect us. PLEASE BE KIND.

  • Rhoda August 21, 2013

    I have purchased kellogs mini wheats as well. What do I need to do to apply for my settlement?

  • ken butche August 25, 2013

    I have always bought the kelloggs mini wheat cerea for my children.l

  • vivian collins August 26, 2013

    We have eaten this cereal for years.. My husband loves them and has them at least once a week and more if I let him. I don’t remember the ads from this time period so can’t speak to them.

  • sean September 4, 2013

    got a denial letter today

    • MC December 21, 2013

      Not for this you didn’t….it has even closed yet. The deadline to file isn’t until 11/29/13.

  • Corrine Thomas September 5, 2013

    I have eaten Kellogg’s Frosted Mini-wheats every since they came out and they are delicious. I was eaten every day I can’t eaten any more I sick.

  • Linda Lauer September 11, 2013

    Love to snack on Kellogg’s Frosted Mini-Wheats. Just eat out of the box, no milk.

  • ELHAM September 17, 2013

    I purchased Mini Wheets every 2 weeks. I still purchase Mini Wheets every 2 weeks. The entire family loves the cereal.

  • Rebecca Seitz September 18, 2013

    I have ate the Strawberry mini wheats quite a few times

  • KB September 19, 2013

    where are the checks?

  • randy cameron September 20, 2013

    i have not recieved my refund for my skechers

  • Shannon September 20, 2013

    1817 w 1st
    Corsicana tx 75110

  • Mary garcia September 22, 2013

    Where is my check

  • cindy hardman September 23, 2013

    i do like frosted mini wheats but don’t lie about its nutrition

  • Angela September 23, 2013

    I Believe alot of Comments on Here are Mis-Confused and Misunderstanding of this Lawsuit…It is not how the prepare and make their brand Cereal, it is How they have Use Deceptive Practice of/by Advertising in the Lawsuit

    Quote”Kellogg of falsely advertising that Mini-Wheats improved kids’ attentiveness, memory and other cognitive functions to a degree not supported by competent clinical evidence.” Unquote.

    It has nothing to do with How good they Taste, it is about the gimmick for Parents to go run out to buy for there children and even for the Adults who is on a Nutrition Kick. However I agree, it is false advertising.

  • KB September 24, 2013

    Why are people submitting their addresses here? You must file a claim! Nobody is going to file a claim on your behalf, this isn’t the correct place for that. Just FYI

  • naim salaam September 30, 2013

    naim my son like,mini -wheats, I do,nt think it right that Kellogg is making false claim.

  • Rachel September 30, 2013

    What happened to correct grammar and punctuation, people? If some people spent more time cracking a book and learning a little, they would have less time to complain “I sick” and look for free cash.

  • Glenda October 11, 2013

    Received my check today for $52.00.

    • MC December 21, 2013

      For yogurt? The deadline for this one is 11/29/13.

  • christy freeman October 12, 2013

    It didn’t improve anything with my kids.

  • alfreda glover October 14, 2013


  • barry October 14, 2013

    here we go again, big business lying to America……..

  • latash riley October 14, 2013

    Need to do. Better

  • CJ October 15, 2013

    I am concerned about ATT and their contracts for cell customers plus a return of 4-5 phones that I never received credit for due to mother passing I returned late but I still have 2 phones that I pay for every month. Can someone call me with information on legal proceedings as I know of many others with same issues with ATT. phone is 816 765-5492 central time, GOD bless and thanks for taking time to read this and your services.

  • Marnene Cromwell October 17, 2013

    it lie about the product

  • HERBERT THOMAS October 18, 2013

    product was not at all good

  • Renee Corduck October 19, 2013

    I purchased atlest 5 or 6 boxes between jan 2008 oct 2009

  • Nicole October 19, 2013

    Does anyone know how long it takes to receive your check??

  • CLARENCE WARD October 19, 2013


  • ola willis October 19, 2013

    be truthful about the product

  • Kim Valentine October 21, 2013

    We bought 5 boxes of Kellogg’s Frosted Mini-Wheats because we eat a lot of cereal and my husband likes to stock up on it when on sale.

  • Mr. Ben October 21, 2013

    I eat cereal every morning, have bought many mini-wheat. Include me in the allowable amount. Thank you

  • deonbig October 23, 2013

    Has anyone received a payment?

  • CHRISTOPHER HARRIS October 23, 2013


  • james October 23, 2013

    i bought 3 boxes of Kellogg’s Frosted Mini-Wheats cause i like to stock up on it when on sale.

  • Tony Pennacchio October 24, 2013

    I bought them since I was a kid!

  • Donald lucas October 29, 2013

    i brought at least a box a week since 1980

  • Donald lucas October 29, 2013

    I brought them since 1980 at least 1 box a week or so

  • jonathan reed November 2, 2013

    I bought at least three boxes…

  • GAIL V. McDew November 3, 2013

    I Have purchased way more than 3 boxes of Kellogg’s Mini Wheats and on a weekly basis I go through at least 2 boxes each week because of my niece and nephrews that is their favorite! So in conclusion, I have purchased at least 96 boxes in a year.

  • john jones November 5, 2013

    I brought Frosted Mini-Wheats since 1983 for the entire family..We used at least 4 box per month or more. There are five (5) in our family.

  • H.E Ammadou November 6, 2013

    Seriously is the FTC i.e Federal Trade Commission really working to help consumers?
    Then why do they deny claims that is submitted and is valid?
    Are they in cohorts with the defendants?

  • christina Lerma November 7, 2013

    Always bought this for years,please include me in this lawsuit

  • Britany Virga November 10, 2013

    I have bought mini wheats for years!

  • Cheryl Havens November 11, 2013

    I have bought and fed my kids frosted mini wheats for years. Even told them that its good to eat before they have tests at school (helps them to think better). What a shame

  • JYOTI November 12, 2013

    my whole family use Kellogg’s product and after looking this claim i do not know what to do so please make me part of this claim.

  • patricia mosley November 13, 2013

    Brought Kelloge mini wheats for years.

  • Toinette Thompson November 13, 2013

    purchase two boxes a week with five kids
    and hoping kellogs mini wheats would be

  • emilia garibay November 15, 2013

    please add my name to the class action
    for the amount of three boxs. thank you

  • Gladys Jackson November 17, 2013

    My family and I have “DEFINITELY” purchased Frosted-Mini Wheats cereals between the dates of January 28, 2008 and October 1, 2009 within the United States. It is very disappointing that big companies won’t just be honest and just “STOP” printing incompetent and dishonest facts about a product that hasn’t properly been tested.

  • Mahmood Ghasemian November 19, 2013

    MY wife was always beleiver of these products and was purchasing them all the time. We purchased one box every other week.

  • C. C. November 19, 2013

    Thousands of people will be cheated out of their checks because Garden City Group is handling this one.

    • ton February 18, 2014

      hey CC, I’m quite pissed off also, mainly at the administrators Rust and Garden City Group. Who are they to mass deny every claim a whole group puts in that they don’t like that they claimed before. It would be fun to get hundreds of rejected claimers to mass claim with them. 200 pissed off claimers 1 claim per day 100 days. An extra 20000 claims times 5 claims they are working on. What do u think. Harass

  • Lavon rogers November 20, 2013

    I a
    Way beleived in the ceratopsian and it was not what they say.

  • Marveda Blackmon November 21, 2013

    I have brought mini wheats for my children and grand childern plus myself.

  • Keith Letterlou November 25, 2013

    I brought some kellogg’s frosted mini wheat around may 2, 2008 from shoppers supermarket.

  • elijah miller November 25, 2013

    i have brought mini wheats for me and my daughter

  • melvin letterlow November 25, 2013

    i got a box of kelloggs and it had a roach in it when i open the box in this was the 8th of november 2013

  • Angelisa White November 26, 2013

    My Son lives off this crap. I have bought tons of these boxes of cereal especially since they came out with the mixed berry one.

  • jennifer November 26, 2013

    My family and I have bought and ate this cereal for years.

  • charles e williams November 26, 2013

    i have eating mini wheats for years

  • terrance williams December 7, 2013

    have the checks been sent out yet?

  • Kathy Cook December 30, 2013

    Settlement Hearing

    A Settlement Hearing was held on September 9, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. After the hearing, the Court approved the settlement. If there are no appeals, the cash payments will be distributed 30 days after the close of the Claim-In Period. If the settlement is overturned on appeal, no cash payments will be made.

  • mike January 14, 2014

    Whats going on its mid Jan now haven’t seen anything or heard anything?

    • Stefani January 16, 2014

      The case is being appealed so may take another year or two.

  • Deon January 24, 2014

    Really a Appeal !!!

  • jennell April 2, 2014

    Is the appeals process over when are the checks coming out? Why does this happen it is a big company have already established the funds Who are the knuckle heads?

  • sharon April 8, 2014

    Appeal May Not Pay U nothing

  • Ace April 22, 2014

    Does anyone know if the checks from these lawsuits will be forwarded to your new address ?

  • jennell May 5, 2014

    should not be that much longer and yes if you have your claim number or the phone numbers you can call them it get information as to having your check go to your new address. Is that the answer you’re looking for?

    • i dont like jennell May 22, 2014

      stop lying….this is in appeals, that is another year at least. and once it comes out they wont send out checks for another few months.

      • jennell June 20, 2014

        my advice was not for you it was for Ace

  • Kyo July 1, 2014

    I just spoke with GCG and was told that the renegotiation has been completed. The updated settlement terms will be posted to the website shortly. I asked how shortly and I was told to check the web site. The judge was not happy with the compensation for the consumer and required a renegotiation; I am hoping that means claimants will receive more than the original said amount.

  • ANGEL IN CALIFORNIA July 2, 2014


  • Lost August 26, 2014

    wow still nothing! This is crazy!!

    • Michael September 4, 2014

      This is crazy

  • CLAIM ADM September 16, 2014

    The original settlement was appealed and ultimately not approved. A revised settlement has been neg. Details regarding the revised settlement will be available shortly. If you submitted a claim in prior settlement, you do not have to submit another claim. You will automatically be paid based on original claim and number of boxes selected.

  • Maxie Priest October 23, 2014

    Has anyone heard anything new from the claims admin ? has the judge decided on a new settlement amount ?

  • ANGEL IN CALIFORNIA November 16, 2014


  • nate December 18, 2014

    Anyone heard anything new since past 2

  • OMG Frosted Mini Wheats January 12, 2015

    This extra long delay has made me hungry for some Frosted Mini Wheats!!!

  • Patricia January 16, 2015

    Is there any new up-dates?

    Kellogg’s make a very good product but they should not deceive the customer with their ads.

    I have been eating mini wheat for years.
    I have been waiting over 2 years for this claim to be settle, maybe some time next year we will all received a check I would have rather have 6 or more vouchers than a $15.00 check.

  • ANGEL IN CALIFORNIA March 11, 2015


  • Maxie Priest June 2, 2015

    Is there any updates on this from the admin ?

  • Lost January 27, 2016

    As of January 5, 2016, all appeals related to the Settlement have been resolved. At this time, it is anticipated that cash payments to Class Members that have submitted timely and valid Claim Forms will be mailed by May 4, 2016.

  • deon April 18, 2016

    $11.44 today in Nc wow down from 15 three year wait

  • karl April 18, 2016

    $11.44 today maine 3 years waiting

  • dave April 18, 2016

    check in mail today, $11.44, live in Washington State

  • david conklin jr April 18, 2016

    $ 11.40 florida today

  • Victoria April 18, 2016

    Received a check for $11.40 today in California

  • stl6 April 19, 2016

    Postcard chk for 11.xx in MO today–Thanks TCA

  • Jan April 23, 2016

    Check received 4/19 in South Carolina (check dated 4/15).

  • Patti August 30, 2016

    Check for $11.44 received, deposited and then bounced due to stop payment placed by Kellogg!! Cost a $12.00 fee by my bank! Unbelievable!

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