Revised $4M Kellogg Brain-Boosting Cereal Deal Gets Wary OK

Law360, New York (May 6, 2013, 2:02 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Friday granted reluctant approval to a revamped $4 million settlement of a class action over Kellogg Co.’s alleged false advertising of the brain-boosting power of Frosted Mini-Wheats cereal, following the Ninth Circuit’s rejection of a prior $10 million deal.

U.S. District Court Judge Irma E. Gonzalez gave preliminary approval to a deal that will establish a $4 million cash fund and send the unclaimed balance to various consumer protection groups, adjusting a rejected October 2010 agreement that would have given $5.5...
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