Lawsuit Investigation: Did Smithfield Foods Make Misleading Statements During the COVID-19 Crisis?

Last Updated on July 8, 2024

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Case Update

March 10, 2021 – Investigation Closed

At A Glance

This Alert Affects:
Anyone who purchased Smithfield meat products during the COVID-19 pandemic.
What’s Going On?
Attorneys working with are investigating whether Smithfield made false and misleading statements about worker safety and the precarity of the U.S. meat supply to maintain and boost sales during the coronavirus crisis. As part of their investigation, the attorneys need to speak to individuals who purchased Smithfield’s products during or after March 2020 to help determine whether a class action lawsuit can be filed over the issue.
How Can a Class Action Help?
A class action lawsuit could help consumers get back some of the money they paid for Smithfield’s meat products. It could also force the company to cease and correct any false statements or misrepresentations.