Unilever Settles Tainted Slim-Fast Suit For $1.2M

Law360, New York (January 18, 2011, 6:08 PM EST) -- A federal judge gave preliminary approval Tuesday to a $1.2 million settlement between Unilever U.S. Inc. and a class of purchasers of contaminated Slim-Fast weight loss beverages included in a 2009 recall.

As part of the settlement, Judge Susan D. Wigenton of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey certified the plaintiff class, including all those in the United States who bought Slim-Fast products tainted with Bacillus cereus bacteria .

Under the agreement, Unilever will pay $1.2 million to the more than 150,000...
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DOLBY v. UNILEVER UNITED STATES, INC. et al


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2:10-cv-01432

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New Jersey

Nature of Suit

P.I.: Other

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Susan D. Wigenton

Date Filed

January 18, 2011

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