Retta et al. v.
Millennium Products et al.

Case No. 15-CV-1801-PSG-AJW


UPDATE: On August 22, 2017, the Court granted final approval of the Settlement. The Court’s Final Approval Order has been appealed. The appeal must be resolved before any Settlement benefits can be issued to eligible Class Members who submitted timely and valid Claim Forms. We do not know how long it may take to resolve the appeal. Updates will be posted to this website, so please check back periodically.

IF YOU BOUGHT GT’S KOMBUCHA PRODUCTS BETWEEN MARCH 11, 2011 AND february 27, 2017, YOU COULD RECEIVE A CASH PAYMENT OR PRODUCT VOUCHER FROM A CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT.

Important Dates

May 30, 2017 - Deadline to submit a Claim Form (submit online by or postmarked by date)

July 3, 2017 - Deadline to Request Exclusion (postmarked by date)

July 3, 2017 - Deadline to Object (postmarked by date)

August 21, 2017 at 1:30 P.M. - Fairness Hearing


DESCRIPTION OF THE LAWSUIT

The Notice informs you of a proposed settlement in a class action lawsuit alleging that Defendants Millennium Products, Inc. and Whole Foods Market, Inc. (“Defendants”) either caused product loss or mislabeled or misrepresented the antioxidant, alcohol, and sugar content of GT’s kombucha products.

Haga clic aquí para una notificación en Español.

The settlement will provide up to $8,250,000 to pay claims for those who purchased one or more flavors of GT’s Classic Kombucha, GT’s Classic Synergy, GT’s Enlightened Kombucha, and GT’s Enlightened Synergy beverages. Class members can receive up to $35 in cash or product vouchers without Proof of Purchase. Class members can receive up to $60 in cash or product vouchers with Proof of Purchase. To qualify, you must have purchased one or more of the following beverages from March 11, 2011 through February 27, 2017:

Classic Kombucha: Original, Citrus, Gingerade, Multi-Green, Third Eye Chai;

Classic Synergy: Cosmic Cranberry, Maqui Berry Mint, Divine Grape, Gingerberry Raspberry Rush, Strawberry Serenity, Superfruits, Trilogy;

Enlightened Kombucha: Botanic No. 3, Botanic No. 7, Botanic No. 9, Citrus, Gingerade, Multi-Green, Original;

Enlightened Synergy: Black Chia, Cosmic Cranberry, Cherry Chia, Gingerberry, Grape Chia, Green Chia, Guava Goddess, Mystic Mango, Passionberry Bliss, Raspberry Chia, Strawberry Serenity, Trilogy

Defendants deny that they did anything wrong or unlawful and assert that the product labels at issue were truthful, not misleading, and consistent with the law. The Court has not decided who is right. Both sides have agreed to settle the dispute and give benefits to Class Members.

SUMMARY OF YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS AND OPTIONS IN THIS SETTLEMENT

SUBMIT A CLAIM FORM BY
MAY 30, 2017

This is the only way to receive a cash award or product voucher.

Click here to submit your Claim online or click here to download a Claim Form.

EXCLUDE YOURSELF BY
JULY 3, 2017

Exclude yourself by July 3, 2017 and get no award from the proposed settlement. This is the only choice that allows you to participate in another lawsuit against Defendants about the claims at issue in this case for the products and claims covered by the Class Period.

Click here for more information about excluding yourself.

OBJECT BY
JULY 3, 2017

You can write to the Court by July 3, 2017 about why you don’t like the settlement.

Click here for more information about objecting to the settlement.

GO TO A HEARING
AUGUST 21, 2017

You can ask by August 21, 2017 to speak in Court about the fairness of the proposed settlement.

DO NOTHING

Get no payment. Give up your rights to sue Defendants regarding any of the claims at issue in this case.


The Court in charge of this case still has to decide whether to approve the proposed settlement. Payments will be made if the Court approves the settlement and after appeals are resolved.

Please be patient. Your legal rights are affected whether you act or not. Read the Notice carefully because it explains decisions you must make and actions you must take now.


CONTACT THE SETTLEMENT ADMINISTRATOR

MAIL: Millennium Settlement Claims Administrator
  1801 Market Street, Suite 660
  Philadelphia, PA 19103

EMAIL: MillenniumSettlement@AdministratorClassAction.com

TOLL-FREE: 1-855-551-7371

CLICK HERE to file a claim online.

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