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Butter and Cheese (Direct)

$220 Million Class Action Settlement

SIB is assisting eligible clients with filing claims in a class action settlement related to butter and cheese.

What is the case?

The lawsuit claims that defendants used an effort known as Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) to operate a Herd Retirement Program that was a conspiracy to reduce milk output that violated the law.

Who is affected?

Customers who purchased butter and cheese directly from one of the defendants (National Milk Producers Federation, Agri-Mark, Inc., Dairy Farmers of America, Inc., and Land O’Lakes, Inc), or purchased butter and cheese directly from one of their specific stores in Arizona, California, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, New York, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont from December 6, 2008, to July 31, 2013 (see “What member stores qualify?” below).

When is the filing deadline?

April 23, 2021

How SIB Makes Filing Easy

SIB has in-house experts who deal with class action lawsuits every day. They understand the necessary steps and protect you from any pitfalls such as missed documentation requirements and deadlines. SIB relieves you of the administrative burden that involves compiling all the proper documentation, filing your claim, staying on top of deadlines and extensions and monitoring progress until funds have been disbursed.

Take a moment to fill out this form to learn more about how we can help you file your claim.

What member stores qualify?

Foremost Farms USA Cheese Stores (Appleton, WI)
Foremost Farms USA Cheese Stores (Chilton, WI)
Foremost Farms USA Cheese Stores (Clayton, WI)
Foremost Farms USA Cheese Stores (Lancaster, WI)
Foremost Farms USA Cheese Stores (Marshfield, WI)
Foremost Farms USA Cheese Stores (Preston, MN)
Foremost Farms USA Cheese Stores (Reedsburg, WI)
Foremost Farms USA Cheese Stores (Richland Center, WI)
Bongards Retail Store (Bongards, MN)
Perham Retail Store (Perham, MN)
Cortland Bulk Milk Producers Cooperative – CBM Cheese Shop, LLC, “The Cheese Shop” (Cortland, NY)
Ellsworth Cooperative Creamery (Comstock, WI)
Ellsworth Cooperative Creamery (Ellsworth, WI)
Jefferson Bulk Milk Cooperative – Jeff Bulk Cheese Store, Inc. “The Cheese Store” (Watertown, NY)
Lowville Producers Dairy CO-OP, Inc. – Lowville Producers Cheese Store (Lowville, NY)
Oneida-Madison Milk Producers Cooperative (Sherrill, NY)
St. Albans Cooperative Creamery, Inc. – St. Albans Coop Store (St. Albans City, VT)
Cabot Farmers’ Store (Waterbury Center, VT)
Cabot Quechee Store (Quechee, VT)
The Cheese Cave (Faribault, MN)
Shullsburg Creamery (Shullsburg, WI)
Milk ‘n More Store (Tempe, AZ)
Tillamook County Creamery Association (Tillamook, OR)
Associated Milk Producers Inc. (Arlington, IA)
Associated Milk Producers Inc. (Blair, WI)
Associated Milk Producers Inc. (Freeman, SD)
Associated Milk Producers Inc. (Hoven, SD)
Associated Milk Producers Inc. (Jim Falls, WI)
Associated Milk Producers Inc. (New Ulm, MN)
Associated Milk Producers Inc. (Paynesville, MN)
Associated Milk Producers Inc. (Portage, WI)
Associated Milk Producers Inc. (Rochester, MN)
Associated Milk Producers Inc. (Sanborn, IA)
Dairy Farmers of America Store (Springfield, MO)
Dairy Farmers of America Store (Beaver, UT)
California Dairies Inc. (Los Banos, CA)