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If You Bought Nutella in the Last Four Years, You May Be Eligible for a Class-Action Lawsuit Settlement

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Just when we think we've seen it all, along comes the sweet smell of hazelnut lawsuits. Sounding more like an April Fool's scheme, this comes courtesy of Ferrero USA, Inc., the makers of Nutella. You know, that product Kobe used to hawk (and the only sports reference you'll ever see me make).

Here's what you need to know:

If you purchased a Nutella in California between August 1, 2009 and January 23, 2012, or in any other state between January 1, 2008 and February 3, 2012, you may be eligible to receive a payment from a proposed class action settlement.


We kid you not. If you must know why, it has something to do with claims made by Ferrero that the spread is much healthier than it really is. Uh, if you actually believe that, we're not sure you even deserve a refund. Members can claim up to $4 per jar of Nutella, with a maximum award of $20 per household. Hey, that covers the prix-fixe at Marche Moderne, or a dozen tchotchkes at Daiso! To file a claim, head over to this website.

Happy snacking.

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Bill T.
Bill T.

The points in the story, and of the posters, above, are good, I have no real argument with any.

But what I take away from it is that if you're going to make a claim about your product you need to be ready to back it up.

Fannie Ward
Fannie Ward

I bought Nutella most reason i didnt know that it was anything gong on i was looking in my Peoples magazine April 16 issue and i notice  the Legal Notice my grandkids and my self luve's it

UnbelievableHopeAndChange
UnbelievableHopeAndChange

A maximum of $20 bucks per 'victim' ..a probably around $20,000,000 for the douchebag attorneys who presented this lawsuit.

Welcome to America!*

*Limited time offer. Not valid where prohibited. No refunds available.

Bclubbs
Bclubbs

This sounds like the people who got money back for their Baby Einstein videos when it did not make their children geniuses.

katahdin
katahdin

Nutella is mostly sugar and chocolate, and absolutely delicious. It's like frosting that sticks to the roof of your mouth.Who would have guessed that eating Nutella is not equivalent to eating broccoli?

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