Kellogg Food Donation Deal Unfair To Class: Customer

Law360, New York (April 22, 2011, 7:44 PM EDT) -- A Kellogg Co. customer said Friday that she has appealed to the Ninth Circuit to block the company's plan to settle a false advertising class action by giving charities $5.5 million worth of food.

Kellogg's deal to end the suit, approved by a California federal judge in early April, benefits only the plaintiffs' lawyers and the company — not the consumers who were harmed when Kellogg falsely claimed that its Mini-Wheats cereal helped children pay attention, objector Stephanie Berg said.

Berg's appeal threatens to derail a...
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