$181M Chicken Price Fixing Class Action Settlement
Photo Credit: Adobe | Updated: January 26, 2024
Claim Form Deadline: June 30, 2024
Estimated Payout: Varies
Proof required: No
Method of payment: PayPal /
What is the Chicken Prices Settlement About?
A $181 Million chicken class action lawsuit settlement has been agreed upon over allegations of price meddling of chicken products by some of the largest chicken producers in the United States. The deadline to file a claim has been extended to June 30, 2024. The No proof of purchase is required to receive a payout from this settlement. The $181 Million chicken lawsuit was settled on behalf of residents of certain states in the U.S. who purchased chicken from 2009 through 2020.
If you purchased any chicken or chicken products from January 1, 2009 through December 31, 2020 you can be eligible to receive a cash payout from a collection of chicken and broiler chicken lawsuits, resulting in class action lawsuits totaling a $181 million settlement fund to be distributed. Keep checking this site to see when the established claim form deadline will be.
The full list of States that qualify are included below. The settlement involves multiple companies who have been accused of unfair price fixing monopoly and oligopoly business practices resulting from collusion to rip off the every day consumer. Companies involved in this that have agreed to settle are some of the biggest food producers in the United States:
• Tyson Foods
• Fieldale Farms
What Does the Chicken Settlement Provide?
The companies involved are each contributing funds to the chicken class action settlement fund, as decided by the Court. Once and if the Court proceeds with final approval for the settlement, the breakdown of funds by company is stated as follows by the chicken class action administrators:
• Tyson Foods will pay $99,000,000,
• Pilgrim's will pay $75,000,000,
• George's will pay $1,900,000,
• Peco will pay $1,900,000,
• Fieldale will pay $1,700,000,
• Mar-Jac will pay $1,000,000.
How Do I Qualify?
You are a Class Member of the Chicken Settlement if you purchased fresh or frozen raw chicken which is defined as whole birds (with or without giblets), whole cut-up birds purchased within a package, or “white meat”
parts including breasts and wings (or cuts containing a combination of any of these). The qualifying chicken must have been purchased in one of the following states any time from January 1, 2009 through July 31, 2019:
| Qualifying States
| District of Columbia
| New Hampshire
| New Mexico
| New York
| North Carolina
| Rhode Island
| South Carolina
| South Dakota
Please note that those purchased made in Rhode Island only qualify if they were made after July 15, 2013.
How Do I Find Class Action Settlements?
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How Do I File a Claim?
To be eligible to receive a payment from the $181 Million Chicken Settlement, you must complete and submit a valid
Claim Form electronically below if you believe that you are a qualified claimant.
Filing Class Action Lawsuit 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.com 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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Chicken Price-Fixing Settlement
Deadline: June 30, 2024