Welcome to the Soto v. Wild Planet Foods, Inc. settlement website.
This website contains information regarding a proposed class action settlement that has been preliminarily approved by the Court in Soto v. Wild Planet Foods, Inc., Case No. 15-CV-05082-BLF.
NATURE OF THE SETTLEMENT
The lawsuits claim that Wild Planet Foods, Inc. (“Wild Planet”) under-filled its tuna cans in violation of federal law. Wild Planet denies these claims. The Court did not rule in favor of Plaintiffs or Wild Planet. Instead, the parties agreed to a Proposed Settlement to avoid the expense and risks of continuing the lawsuits.
If you are eligible, you may submit a claim for a cash payment of $29. The claim amount may be subject to pro rata dilution if the total amount of claims exceeds the available settlement funds or the cost of notice and claims administration exceeds $350,000.
THE SETTLEMENT CLASS
All residents of the United States of America who, from November 5, 2011 to May 12, 2017, purchased any can of branded tuna produced by, for, or on behalf Wild Planet, including cans sold under the “Wild Planet” brand and the “Sustainable Seas” brand.