Brannin v Golden Grain Company

Case No. CGC-16-555084

If you purchased any of the following Near East brand products in California 
at any time from October 28, 2012 to May 8, 2020, you may be entitled to receive money from this Settlement.

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Couscous products: Broccoli & Cheese, Mediterranean Curry, Herbed Chicken, Parmesan, Roasted Garlic & Olive Oil, Roasted Garlic & Olive Oil Wheat Couscous, Toasted Pine Nut, Wild Mushroom & Herb, Roasted Garlic & Olive Oil Pearled Couscous, and Basil & Herb Pearled Couscous.


Rice pilaf products: Original Rice Pilaf, Brown Rice Pilaf, Lentil Rice Pilaf, Chicken Rice Pilaf, Spanish Rice Pilaf, Garlic & Herb Rice Pilaf, Roasted Chicken and Garlic Rice Pilaf, Original Long Grain and Wild Rice, Garlic and Herb Long Grain and Wild Rice, Roasted Vegetable & Chicken Long Grain & Wild Rice, Sesame Ginger Rice, Toasted Almond Rice Pilaf, and Wild Mushroom & Herb Rice Pilaf.


Whole grain, quinoa and tabouleh products: Roasted Red Pepper & Basil Quinoa, Rosemary & Olive Oil Quinoa, Zesty Lemon Quinoa, Mediterranean Medley Quinoa, Roasted Pecan and Garlic, and Tabouleh Mix


(the “Near East Products”).  Near East brand Plain Couscous is not included in this Settlement.


Your legal rights are affected whether you act or don’t act.  Please read this notice carefully.


SUMMARY OF YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS

SUBMIT A CLAIM

The only way to receive payment of any money through this Settlement is to submit a Claim Form by August 24, 2020.  To file a Claim Form, click here.  Submitting a Claim Form does not preclude you from objecting to the Settlement.

Deadline: August 24, 2020

EXCLUDE YOURSELF

By excluding yourself, you retain the option of being part of another lawsuit against Golden Grain about the claims that were raised in this litigation.  To exclude yourself, please follow the instructions here.  You will not get any money from the Settlement if you exclude yourself and you cannot object to the Settlement.

Deadline: August 24, 2020


OBJECT

If you would like to object to this Settlement, please submit an objection by following the instructions here.  When you submit your objection, you can ask to speak in Court at the Final Approval Hearing.  The hearing is scheduled to be held in Department 303 of the San Francisco Superior Court, 400 McAllister Street, San Francisco, CA on November 5, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.  You can both object to the Settlement and submit a Claim Form.

Deadline: August 24, 2020


DO NOTHING

If you do nothing, you will not receive any payment from the Settlement and you will not have the right to pursue another case against Golden Grain about the claims that were raised in this litigation.



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Documents

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Submit Claim

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Deficiency

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Important Dates

  • Exclusion Deadline.

    Monday, August 24, 2020 You must complete and mail your request for exclusion so that it is postmarked no later than Monday, August 24, 2020.
  • Objection Deadline.

    Monday, August 24, 2020 You must mail your objection(s) and/or notice of intent to appear at the Final Approval Hearing so that it/they are postmarked no later than Monday, August 24, 2020.
  • Claim Form Deadline.

    Monday, August 24, 2020 You must submit your Claim Form on-line no later than Monday, August 24, 2020, or mail your completed paper Claim Form so that it is postmarked no later than Monday, August 24, 2020.
  • Final Approval Hearing Date.

    Thursday, November 5, 2020 The Final Approval Hearing is scheduled for Thursday, November 5, 2020. Please check this website for updates.

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