McCormick & Company, Inc., Pepper Products Settlement

Case No. 15-1825 (ESH)



A federal court authorized this website.

You are not being sued.  This is not a solicitation from a lawyer.

This website relates to a proposed Settlement of a lawsuit (the “Lawsuit”) filed against McCormick & Company, Incorporated (“McCormick”).

This settlement will provide $2,500,000.00 to pay valid claims to individuals who purchased certain McCormick® and/or private label brand Black Pepper Products in California, Florida and Missouri.

To qualify, you must have purchased at least one listed McCormick® and/or private label brand Black Pepper Product between January 1, 2015 and January 27, 2020.

This website explains important legal rights you may have. Your legal rights will be affected regardless of whether you do or do not act.  The following rights and options—and the deadlines to exercise them—are explained in the Notice.



The only way to get a payment.


Accept the terms of this Settlement and thereby give up your rights to sue McCormick about the same legal claims as are made in this case.


This is the only option that allows you to bring your own, or be part of any other, lawsuit against McCormick about the legal claims resolved in this Settlement.


Write to the Settlement Administrator about why you think the Settlement should not be approved.


Ask to speak in Court about the fairness of the Settlement.

The Court in charge of this Lawsuit has preliminarily approved the Settlement and will hold a hearing to make a final decision to approve it. The relief provided to Class Members will be provided only if the Court gives final approval to the Settlement and, if there are any appeals, after the appeals are resolved in favor of the Settlement.

Click Here to File a Claim in this Settlement

This website is authorized by the Court, supervised by counsel and controlled by the Settlement Administrator approved by the Court. This is the only authorized website for this case.

For more information please call 1-844-702-2783


Please read for a full explanation of the settlement and your options and all applicable timelines.


Contact us with any inquiries, comments, and/or requests.

Submit Claim

Click here to safely and securely submit a Claim Form.

Important Dates

  • Exclusion Deadline

    Monday, May 4, 2020
    You must complete and mail your request for exclusion so that it is postmarked no later than May 4, 2020.
  • Objection Deadline

    Monday, May 4, 2020
    You must mail your objection(s) and/or notice of intent to appear at the Final Approval Hearing so that it/they are postmarked no later than Monday, May 4, 2020.
  • Claim Form Deadline

    Friday, May 15, 2020
    You must submit your Claim Form on-line no later than Friday, May 15, 2020, or mail your completed paper Claim Form so that it is postmarked no later than Friday, May 15, 2020.
  • Final Approval Hearing Date

    Wednesday, June 3, 2020
    The Final Approval Hearing is scheduled for Wednesday, June 3, 2020, to be conducted telephonically before the Honorable Ellen Segal Huvelle at 2 p.m. You are welcome to listen in on the proceeding.  To access the proceeding, please call the toll free number: 888-363-4734, then enter the access code: 9752762. Due to technical limitations, you may want to make a connection 10 minutes before the start of the proceeding.

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