Kellogg's To Pay $20M For Touting Sugary Cereal As Healthy

Law360 (October 22, 2019, 8:06 PM EDT) -- The Kellogg's food company has agreed to change its marketing and pay about $20 million to resolve consumer claims it falsely advertised several cereals as healthy when they're loaded with sugar, according to documents filed Monday in California federal court.

A class of consumers who bought certain Kellogg's products between August 2012 and the present urged the court to approve a proposed settlement that would see the Battle Creek, Michigan-based corporation shell out just over $20 million in direct payments and make marketing changes the consumers estimate to be worth slightly more than $11 million.

"This was a hard-fought litigation, and we are...

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