$52.5 Million Beef Price-Fixing Class Action Settlement
Unsplash | Published: January 15, 2024
Claim Form Deadline: March 4, 2024
Proof required: No
What is the Beef Class Action Settlement About?
A $52.5 Million Class Action Settlement has been reached with several top beef producers in the United States. The Class Action lawsuit alleges that several major beef producers in the United States conspired to price-fix the cost of case-ready and boxed beef, sold at supermarkets, from at least January 1, 2015. The Class Action lawsuit alleges that the beef producers violated U.S. federal antitrust laws by raising and maintaining beef prices artificially and costing direct purchasers more to buy beef from the following producers, who have not admitted to any wrongdoing in the case, filed as In re Cattle and Beef Antitrust Litigation, et al. (In re DPP Beef Litigation):
• National Beef
How Do I Qualify?
In order to qualify for a payout from the Beef price-fixing Class Action Settlement you must have directly purchased qualifying beef products (either boxed or "case-ready" beef) between January 1, 2015 and February 10, 2022 in the United States from one of the following beef processors, or their subsidiaries and affiliates. Boxed, or "case-ready" meat refers to beef products that have been processed and pre-packaged at a central facility by one of the following direct producers of beef, package-ready to be placed in a supermarket wholesale. You will often encounter case-ready beef at supermarkets in wrapped packaging, lidded packaging, and vacuum-sealed packaging.
• Cargill Meat Solutions Corporations
• National Beef Packing Company
• Tyson Foods, Inc
• Tyson Fresh Meats, Inc.
• JBS S.A.
• JBS USA Food Company
• Swift Beef Company
• JBS Packerland, Inc.
• Cargill, Inc.
How Much Can I Get From the Class Action Settlement?
Payments to individual claimants may vary based on the amount of legitimate and timely claim forms filed. The claim cash benefits will be paid out depending on the costs of administering the class action, and other court and legal fees. Please refer to the official Class Action administration website for the long form class action notice for more information about benefits and payouts to claimants.
How Do I Find Class Action Settlements?
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How Do I File a Claim?
If you believe you qualify based on the class action requirements above and wish to receive a payment from the Beef Direct Purchasers Class Action Settlement you must submit a complete, valid, and timely class action claim Form fully by March 4, 2024 at the very latest.
Filing Class Action Settlement Claims
Please note that your claim form will be rejected if you submit a settlement claim for payout with any fraudulent information. By providing this information and your sworn statement of its veracity, you agree to do so under the penalty of perjury. You would also be harming others that actually qualify for the class action settlement. If you are not sure whether or not you qualify for this class action settlement, visit the class action administrator's website below. OpenClassActions.com is only providing information and is not a class action administrator or a law firm. OpenClassActions is a participant in the Amazon affiliate advertising program and this post may contain affiliate links, which means we may earn a commission or fees if you make a purchase via those links.
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