In re Dairy Farmers of America, Inc. Cheese Antitrust Litig., 09-cv-03690, (N.D. Ill.)
On January 26, 2017, the Honorable Robert M. Dow, Jr. entered an Order approving the distribution of the Net Settlement Fund to eligible claimants in this class action alleging manipulation of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange cheese and milk futures contracts during 2004-2006. A copy of the Distribution Order is available on the Settlement website, www.DairyFarmersDirectPurchaserAction.com. The Settlement Administrator (Rust Consulting) estimates that eligible claimants will receive approximately 21.36% of their Allowed Claims under Section 1 of the Court-approved Plan of Allocation (which concerns 92.5% of the Net Settlement Fund). Rust anticipates beginning to distribute funds to eligible claimants on or about February 27, 2017. Please check this website and the Settlement website for updates regarding the settlement. Contact Christopher M. McGrath, Esq. (CMcGrath@lshllp.com).