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July 13 is deadline to file claims in peanut antitrust settlement

by Georgia Peanut Commission

Posted on Jun 09, 2021 at 0:00 AM

Recently, some peanut farmers may have received an email or letter in the mail regarding an antitrust litigation notice. If you received the notice, check the peanut sales information listed on the letter and file your claim by July 13.

Peanut growers and other affected parties who do not submit a valid claim form by the deadline, will not receive a payment from the Settlement Fund, but will be bound by the Court's judgment in these actions.

The notice was sent to farmers or entities who sold raw, harvested runner peanuts in the U.S. to Birdsong Peanuts, Golden Peanut or Olam Peanut Shelling Company from Jan. 1, 2014, through Dec. 31, 2019. The full notice regarding the proposed settlement is available at  

Continue to check the website to be kept informed about any future developments.

If you believe you are a member of the Class, you are urged to obtain a copy of the Notice, which explains your rights regarding the settlements and related matter.

For more information, contact the settlement administrator at 844-754-7469 or

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