Ferron v Kraft Heinz Foods Company

Case No. 20-CV-62136-RAR

IF YOU PURCHASED CERTAIN MAXWELL HOUSE OR YUBAN BRANDED GROUND 
COFFEE PRODUCT(S) BETWEEN AUGUST 27, 2015 AND JANUARY 18, 2021, 
A CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT MAY AFFECT YOUR RIGHTS.

· A proposed Settlement has been reached in a class action lawsuit (“Lawsuit”) called Ferron v. Kraft Heinz Foods Company, Case No. 20-cv-62136 pending in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, that claims Defendant, Kraft Heinz Foods Company (“Defendant”) deceptively packaged and labeled Maxwell House and Yuban ground coffee products as containing enough coffee to make a specific number of cups.

· You are included in the Settlement if you purchased one or more Maxwell House or Yuban branded ground coffee products for personal use between August 27, 2015 and January 18, 2021.

· Defendant has agreed to change its Labeling practices and will provide up to a maximum of $16,000,000 to pay Valid Claims, an Attorneys’ Fees and Costs Award, and Administration Expenses. Settlement Class Members can get up to $0.80 per Unit purchased up to a maximum of 6 Units per Household for a maximum of $4.80 per Household without Proof of Purchase, and up to $0.80 per Unit purchased for the number of Units for which a Valid Proof of Purchase has been provided, up to a maximum of $25 per Household. See FAQ  6 for more details.

Your legal rights are affected even if you do nothing. Read this Website carefully. 


YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS AND OPTIONS IN THIS SETTLEMENT

Submit a Claim

You must submit a Claim to get money from this Settlement. Claim Forms must be submitted online by or received on or before May 18, 2021. Online Claim Forms must be received by 11:59 pm Central time on May 18, 2021.


Do Nothing



If you do nothing, you remain in the Settlement, you give up your rights to sue, and you will not get any money, but you will benefit from the label change required by the Settlement.

Exclude Yourself

Get out of the Settlement. Get no money. Keep your rights. This is the only option that allows you to keep your right to sue about the claims in this lawsuit. You will not get any money from the Settlement. Your request to exclude yourself must be received by April 7, 2021.

File an Objection

Stay in the Settlement but tell the Court why you think the Settlement should not be approved. Objections must be received by April 7, 2021.

Go to a Hearing

You can ask to speak in Court about the fairness of the Settlement, at your own expense. See FAQ 18 for more details. The Fairness Hearing is scheduled for June 21, 2021.


This website is authorized by the Court, supervised by counsel and controlled by the Settlement Administrator approved by the Court. This is the only authorized website for this case.

For more information please call 833-644-1596

Documents

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Contact

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Submit Claim

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Registration

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Important Dates

  • Exclusion Deadline

    Wednesday, April 7, 2021
    You must complete and mail your request for exclusion so that it is received by no later than Wednesday, April 7, 2021.
  • Objection Deadline

    Wednesday, April 7, 2021
    You must mail your objection(s) and/or notice of intent to appear at the Final Approval Hearing so that it/they are received by no later than Wednesday, April 7, 2021.
  • Claim Form Deadline

    Tuesday, May 18, 2021
    You must submit your Claim Form online no later than Tuesday, May 18, 2021, or mail your completed paper Claim Form so that it is received by no later than Tuesday, May 18, 2021.
  • Final Approval Hearing Date

    Monday, June 21, 2021
    The Final Approval Hearing is scheduled for Monday, June 21, 2021. Please check this website for updates.

Important Documents

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