Barbara's Beat: YoPlus Yogurt Class Action Lawsuit 8/16

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

YoPlus Yogurt Class Action Lawsuit 8/16


You can receive a $4 cash refund for each unit you purchased from the YoPlus yogurt class action settlement.

Class Action Lawsuit Settlement Case(s): Jeremiah Johnson v. General Mills Inc. and Yoplait USA Inc., Case No. 10-cv-00061-CJC(ANx), U.S. District Court, Central District of California, Southern Division.


Website of the Class Action Lawsuit Settlement 
Administrator (FILE YOUR CLAIM HERE):

Address to submit a claim form (REQUIRED):

To receive your cash refund from the Yoplus yogurt class action lawsuit settlement, you must submit a Claim Form either online at or to the following address no later than Aug. 16:

Johnson v. General Mills Inc., et al.
c/o GCG
P.O. Box 35052
Seattle, WA 98124-3508

Phone Number to call for assistance: (866) 280-9730

Details: The YoPlus settlement will resolve a class action lawsuit titled Johnson v. General Mills Inc., et al. that alleges the defendants falsely advertised that their YoPlus probiotic yogurt products provide digestive health benefits that regular yogurt does not provide.

General Mills and Yoplait USA Inc. deny the allegations but have agreed to an $8.5 million class action lawsuit settlement to resolve the litigation.

Class Members of the YoPlus class action settlement include anyone who purchased YoPlus yogurt in the United States between July 26, 2007 and July 5, 2012, inclusive.

Class Members will receive a $4 cash payment for each unit they purchased during the Class Period. No Proof of Purchase is necessary if you purchased 13 YoPlus units or less. However, if you request refunds for more than 13 units, Proof of Purchase must be provided. A “unit” means a single package of YoPlus, which commonly comes in a package of four yogurt containers.

The only way to receive a cash award from the YoPlus yogurt settlement is to submit a valid Claim Form online or postmarked no later than August 16, 2013.

A Final Approval Hearing is scheduled for June 17.

Claim Forms and more information on your rights in the YoPlus Yogurt Class Action Lawsuit Settlement can be found at
Purchased Between: July 26, 2007 and July 5, 2012

Claims must be postmarked by: 8/16/13

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