Are you a customer of Midwestern Pet Foods? Did you receive a mail about a class action on the settlement to resolve claims that Midwestern Pet Foods sold pet food with dangerous levels of aflatoxin and salmonella contamination? This review will help you partake in the class action settlement.
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What Is Midwestern Pet Foods aflatoxin, salmonella contamination $6.375M Class Action Settlement?
According to the pet food class action lawsuit, Midwestern Pet Foods sold products contaminated with dangerous levels of aflatoxin-a carcinogenic toxin produced by fungi found in corn and other crops. The food products, which were later recalled, also contained salmonella bacteria, the plaintiffs contend.
Midwestern Pet Foods agreed to pay $6.375 million to resolve claims it sold pet food with dangerous levels of aflatoxin and salmonella contamination. No proof of purchase is necessary for certain types of claims in the Midwestern Pet Foods settlement. The name of the case is In re: Midwestern Pet Foods Marketing Sales Practices and Product Liability Litigation, Case No. 3:21-cv-00007-RLY-MPB, in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana.
What Is This Class Action All About?
Midwestern Pet Foods hasn’t admitted any wrongdoing but agreed to a $6.375 million settlement to resolve the recalled food class action lawsuit.
Under the terms of the settlement, class members can receive compensation for pet injuries and consumer food purchases.
Fully documented pet injury claims will be reimbursed in full, up to $150,000.
Pet owners who cannot document their pet injuries but instead declare these injuries can receive $75 for pets that became ill but didn’t die and $150 for pets that died.
Class members whose breeding businesses were affected by pet injuries can receive additional compensation.
Additional pet injury compensation may be available above the $150,000 limit if there are residual settlement funds. Smaller payments may also be increased on a pro rata basis if there are residual funds. Payments may be increased up to three times their original value.
Class members can also receive compensation for their purchases of recalled Midwestern Pet Foods products.
Claimants who provide documentation such as receipts, invoices, shipping order forms, confirmation emails or other proof of purchase can receive 100% refunds of their purchase prices.
Who Is Eligible?
The settlement benefits individuals who purchased one or more recalled pet food products made by Midwestern Pet Foods or Nunn Milling Co. A full list of included products is available on the settlement website.
How To Be Part of This Settlement
In order to receive settlement benefits, class members must submit a valid claim form by Aug. 3, 2023. The deadline for exclusion and objection is Aug. 3, 2023. The settlement website is MWPFSettlement.com.
What Is The Pay For This Settlement?
The pay for this settlement is up $150,000 for injuries and up to 100% refunds for purchases and the proof of purchase is the documentation of pet injuries (vet invoices, medical records, etc.) and product purchases (receipts, invoices, shipping order forms, confirmation emails or other proof of purchase).
As you submit your claim to the settlement website MWPFSettlement.com, just like Hinduja Global Solutions overtime class action settlement we have reviewed , you’re doing so under penalty of perjury. You are also harming other eligible Class Members by submitting a fraudulent claim. The final approval hearing for the settlement is scheduled for Aug. 21, 2023.