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Class Action Lawsuit Settlement Case(s): Wilson/Cutsail, et al. v.Tyson Foods, Inc., et al. IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF MARYLAND Case No. 1:08-md-01982-RDB

 

Company(ies):  Tyson Foods, Inc. Tyson Foods Logo

 

Website Link to access the Class Action Lawsuit Settlement and get YOUR Stake (SUBMIT YOUR CLAIM ONLINE HERE): Settlement Administrator Website

 

Address of Class Action Lawsuit Settlement Administrator to submit a claim form (NOT REQUIRED):

 

Tyson RWA Settlement
c/o The Garden City Group, Inc.

P.O. Box 9588
Dublin, OH 43017-4888

 

Phone Number to call for assistance:  1-800-949-1890

 

Details: The Tyson Foods Chicken Class Action Lawsuit Settlement covers Tyson sold in 2007 and 2008 chicken products in the United States to retailers and distributors with a label stating either “Raised Without Antibiotics” or “Raised Without Antibiotics That Impact Antibiotic Resistance in Humans” (these labels are referred to in short-hand form as “RWA”). These products include fresh, frozen, and deli chicken products, Cornish hens, and already-prepared convenience chicken products (e.g., chicken tenders or nuggets).

 

In 2008, several class actions were filed throughout the United States contending that these representations regarding antibiotics were misleading. The Tyson Chicken Antibiotic Class Action Lawsuits challenged Tyson’s claims that its chickens were raised without antibiotics or raised without antibiotics that impact antibiotic resistance in humans and alleged various theories of recovery, including violation of various states’ unfair and deceptive trade practices acts.

 

So, who exactly qualifies to submit a claim in the Tyson Foods Chicken Class Action Settlement? Check out the details below:

 

All persons who purchased Tyson chicken or chicken products sold in the United States as either “Raised Without Antibiotics” and/or “Raised Without Antibiotics That Impact Antibiotic Resistance in Humans” between June 19, 2007 and April 30, 2009 (the “Settlement Class”).

 

If you meet the above criteria make sure to head over to the Tyson Chicken Antibiotic Class Action Lawsuit Settlement Administrator Website and submit your claim.

 

Purchased From: 6/19/07 – 4/30/09

Claims Accepted Until (YOU MUST SUBMIT YOUR CLAIM BY THIS DATE!): 7/6/10

 

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Class Action Lawsuit Settlement Amount(s): $9,000,000 (ESTIMATE) = $5,000,000 (ESTIMATE) to Consumers + $3,000,000 Attorney Fees and Expenses + $20,000 Lead Plaintiffs – Settlement Administrator and Notification Costs

 

Settlement Administrator(s): The Garden City Group, Inc.

 

Plaintiff Counsel:

 

James P. Ulwick

Kramon & Graham PA

 

A.J. De Bartolomeo

Girard Gibbs LLP

 

Gary B. Friedman

Friedman Law Group LLP

 

Scott E. Poynter

Emerson Poynter LLP

 

James Pizzirusso

Hausfeld LLP

 

Defense Counsel:

 

Michael W. Davis
Sidley Austin LLP

 

TCA Staff Tidbit: Tyson Chicken Raised Without Antibiotics PackageWhat, you mean if I say that something is “Raised Without Antibiotics” I can’t actually inject the eggs or the baby chickens with antibiotics? This seems like a relatively simple case. You can’t inject chickens with drugs/antibiotics and then claim they didn’t have any. Not surprisingly this one settled.

 

Almost anyone who purchased Tyson chicken products, including chicken nuggets, with the “Raised Without Antibiotics” label is eligible to submit a claim in the Tyson Foods Class Action Lawsuit Settlement. If you bought a Tyson chicken product (or a frozen hen for that matter) that had the “Raised Without Antibiotic” label on it make sure to head over to the Settlement Administrator Website and submit your claim now. 

 

 

 

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5 Comments

  • Anonymous March 15, 2010

    Tyson Foods No Antibiotics in Chicken Class Action Lawsuit Settlement
    The online claim submission link is invalid.

  • Anonymous March 15, 2010

    Tyson Foods No Antibiotics in Chicken Class Action Lawsuit Settlement
    Thanks Roy! This has been fixed!

  • Anonymous March 25, 2010

    Tyson Foods No Antibiotics in Chicken Class Action Lawsuit Settlement
    i buy there chicken all the time.i can’t belive this happend.i will never buy there chicken again!

  • Anonymous September 13, 2010

    Tyson Foods No Antibiotics in Chicken Class Action Lawsuit Settlement
    Checks should be arriving anytime, got mine today

  • kimberly November 22, 2013

    This is so disgusting,i buy tyson products and have for many years for my son and grandchildren thinking they were healthy.we are allergic to pennicillin and there injecting antibiotics.People are fat because all the injections that we endure..were not human guinea pigs.

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