Welcome to the Hendricks v. StarKist Co. website
If you purchased one or more of the StarKist Products from February 19, 2009 through October 31, 2014, this website informs you of a proposed Class-Action Settlement that you may benefit from.
UPDATE -- September 2019 -- The appeals have been resolved, and the settlement is now final. Distribution of settlement proceedings occurred on September 20, 2019.
NATURE OF THE SETTLEMENT
The Lawsuit claims that StarKist Co. ("StarKist") under-filled certain 5 oz. canned tuna products in violation of state and federal law. StarKist denies that it underfilled its products and denies that it did anything wrong. The Court did not rule in favor of Plaintiff or StarKist. Instead, the parties agreed to a Proposed Settlement to avoid the expense and risks of continuing the lawsuit.
THE SETTLEMENT CLASS
You are a Class Member if you are a resident of the United States of America who purchased from February 19, 2009 through October 31, 2014:
- one or more 5 oz. can of Chunk Light Tuna in Water,
- one or more 5 oz. can of Chunk Light Tuna in Oil,
- one or more 5 oz. can of Solid White Tuna in Water, or
- one or more 5 oz. can of Solid White Tuna in Oil (collectively, the "StarKist Products")