If you’ve bought chicken between 2009-2020 you may qualify for money!
Several chicken processors including Fieldale, George’s, Mar-Jac, Peco, Pilgrim’s, and Tyson have reached a $181 million settlement in a class-action lawsuit over alleged broiler chicken price-fixing. No proof is needed.
The class includes anyone who was a resident of certain U.S. states between Jan. 1, 2009, and July 31, 2019, and indirectly purchased whole chicken, chicken breasts, or wings from the settling processors, is eligible to participate in the settlement. In some states, the Pilgrim Settlement covers purchases up to December 31, 2020.
States included in the settlement are California, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, and Wisconsin, plus the District of Columbia.
You have until December 31, 2022, to file a claim here. The final settlement per person amount has not yet been decided.