If you've bought chicken since 2009, you might be owed money. Here's how to collect

An email claims you could get money from a court settlement if you were overcharged for chicken.

 

Meghan Bragg, WCNC Charlotte (NC)

October 12, 2021

 

CHARLOTTE, N.C. Anyone who purchased chicken at the grocery store in the last decade might be owed some money.

 

An email circulating the internet in recent weeks claims you could get cash from a court settlement if you were overcharged for chicken between 2009 and 2020.

 

THE QUESTION

 

A WCNC Charlotte viewer sent an email to the VERIFY team asking if it's legit.

 

"I received an email from a claim administrator regarding a chicken products class-action settlement," she wrote. "Is this a valid lawsuit/settlement?"

 

 

OUR SOURCES

 

The U.S. Department of Justice

The Broiler Chicken Antitrust litigation class-action lawsuit

 

THE ANSWER:

 

This is true.

 

Yes, this is a legitimate settlement

 

WHAT WE FOUND ...

 

more, including links, video report [1:44 min.]

https://www.wcnc.com/article/news/verify/verify-yes-there-is-a-class-action-settlement-for-overpriced-chicken/275-ce24a6a3-4efc-4a2b-9c59-6b7fe72d611f