February 2021: The Court preliminarily approved a settlement agreement. Go to https://www.addedsugarclassaction.com/ for more information.

August 2016: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Post Foods for allegedly deceptively marketing Post cereals as healthy when the cereals actually contain excessive amounts of sugar and, as a result, are likely to increase the risk of illnesses. (An amended complaint was filed in 2017.) (Krommenhock et al v. Post Foods LLC, Case No. 16-cv-4958, N.D. Cal.)

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Cocoa Pebbles

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Cocoa Pebbles

In April 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Post Consumer Brands for allegedly misleadingly representing that Cocoa Pebbles breakfast cereals are made with “real cocoa” on the front labels…

Honey Bunches of Oats

Class Action

Honey Bunches of Oats

In October 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Post Consumer Brands for allegedly misleadingly marketing Honey Bunches of Oats breakfast cereals as being sweetened with honey when, according to…

DYMATIZE Protein Products

Class Action

DYMATIZE Protein Products

April 2017: A federal judge granted final approval of the settlement. October 2016: A federal judge preliminarily approved a settlement of this action. According to the settlement terms, the company…

Post® Shredded Wheat

Class Action

Post® Shredded Wheat

October 2016: This action was voluntarily dismissed When a complaint is dismissed without prejudice, an amended version of the complaint can be refiled., the reasons for which have not been…


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