Details on how to file a claim for the Barbara’s Bakery class action lawsuit settlement have arrived. If you purchased a Barbara’s Bakery product between 2008 and 2013, you may be eligible to claim up to $100 from the class action settlement.
The Barbara’s Bakery settlement resolves a class action lawsuit (Trammell v. Barbara’s Bakery) that all alleges the company mislabeled its cereal and snack products as “all natural” when they actually contain genetically modified (GMO) ingredients.
Barbara’s Bakery denies the allegations, but has agreed to resolve the litigation by offering up to $100 in reimbursements to consumers and removing the terms “all natural,” “no artificial additives,” “no artificial preservatives” and “no artificial flavors” from its packaging on foods that contain GMOs or artificial ingredients.
A federal judge preliminarily approved the class action settlement on June 21, 2013. A Final Fairness Hearing will be held November 8, 2013.
Class Members of the Barbara’s Bakery settlement include all U.S. consumers who purchased eligible products from May 23, 2008 through July 5, 2013. These products include cereals, cereal bars, fig bars, cheese puffs, granola bars, Snackimals animal cookies, organic mini cookies, snack mixes and crackers. See the full list of eligible products.
Class Members that submit a valid Claim Form no later than January 1, 2014 will get up to $100 to reimburse the money they paid to purchase these products. The amount of money you may receive will depend on the total amount of money you spent on the eligible products during the Class Period.
Anyone who bought an eligible Barbara’s Bakery product from May 23, 2008 to July 5, 2013.
These products include cereals, cereal bars, fig bars, cheese puffs, granola bars, Snackimals animal cookies, organic mini cookies, snack mixes and crackers. See the full list of eligible products.
Up to $100
Claim Form Deadline
UPDATE 1: The Settlement Administrator has posted the following update to the Settlement Website: THE CLAIMS PROCESSING IS NOW CLOSED AND THE COURT HAS APPROVED THE SETTLEMENT. Distribution is anticipated for late August 2014.
Trammell v. Barbara’s Bakery Inc., Case No. 12-cv-02664, in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
UPDATE 2: A federal judge granted final approval to the Barbara’s Bakery class action settlement at the Final Fairness Hearing.
UPDATE 3: Class action settlement checks were mailed to eligible Class Members on Aug. 29, 2014. Average payouts are around $46. Let us know how much money YOU received in the comments section below. Congrats!
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