Becker v. Massimo Zanetti, Mother Parkers and Reily Foods
Circuit Court of Phelps County, Missouri
Case No. 20PH-CV00569
Update: Distribution Checks were mailed to eligible Claimants on April 23, 2021 that contained inaccurate issued date of April 23, 2020. If you received a check please feel free to negotiate and/or deposit the check. All checks are valid until June 22, 2021.
IF YOU PURCHASED CERTAIN BRANDED GROUND COFFEE PRODUCT(S) BETWEEN
JANUARY 1, 2016 AND JULY 29, 2020, A CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT MAY AFFECT YOUR RIGHTS.
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A proposed Settlement has been reached in a class action lawsuit (“Lawsuit”) called Molly Becker, et al., v. Massimo Zanetti Beverage USA, Inc., Mother Parkers Tea & Coffee USA, Ltd., and Reily Foods Company, Case No. 20PH-CV00569 pending in Phelps County Circuit Court, Missouri, which claims that the Defendants, Massimo Zanetti Beverage USA, Inc., Mother Parkers Tea & Coffee USA, Ltd., and Reily Foods Company (“Defendants”), deceptively packaged and labeled Great Value, Bonus Blend, Flavor Peak, Food Lion, Hannaford, Market Pantry, and Signature Select branded ground coffee Products as containing enough coffee to make a specific number of cups. These brands sold in cans, vacuum bricks and jars are included in the class, but this coffee sold in bags is not included in the class.
You are included in the Settlement if you purchased at least one or more branded ground coffee Products for personal use between January 1, 2016 and July 29, 2020. These brands sold in cans, vacuum bricks and jars are included in the class, but this coffee sold in bags is not included in the class.
Defendants deny any wrongdoing. As part of this Settlement, Defendants have agreed to change their Labeling practices and will provide up to a maximum of $20,000,000 in payments to individuals who purchased Great Value, Bonus Blend, Flavor Peak, Food Lion, Hannaford, Market Pantry, and Signature Select ground coffee Products as well as other fees and expenses. Settlement Class Members can get up to $1 per Unit for a maximum of $5 per Household without Proof of Purchase, and up to $1 per Unit for a maximum of $30 per Household with Proof of Purchase. 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 or postmarked by November 18, 2020.
If you do nothing, you remain in the Settlement, you give up your rights to sue, and you will not get any money.
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 postmarked by November 2, 2020.
File an Objection
Stay in the Settlement but tell the Court why you think the Settlement should not be approved. Objections must be submitted by November 2, 2020.
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 November 16, 2020.
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