Class Eligibility

You are a member of the class if you were a purchasers of the Flax drink products listed below from Nov. 5, 2009 to Sept. 22, 2014:

  • Flax USA Flax Milk Original
  • Flax USA Flax Milk Unsweetened
  • Flax USA Flax Milk Vanilla

The products must be aseptic (i.e., shelf-stable, non-refrigerated) flax milk sold in 32-oz size cartons.

Estimated Amount

Up to $32 (The amount may be reduced pro rata based on the number of valid claims

Lower Level: You may seek reimbursement of $2.50 per carton purchased (up to a maximum of 10 cartons per claimant or address) without identifying the retailer or the retailer’s location where you purchased the product(s).

Higher Level: You may seek reimbursement of $3.25 per carton purchased (up to a maximum of 10 cartons per claimant or address) if you can indicate on the Claim Form both (1) the name of the retailer where you purchased the flax milk and (2) the city and state where that retailer is located.

Proof of Purchase

Not Required

Claim Form

Case Name

Garo Madenlian, et al. v. Flax USA Inc,
Case No. SACV13-01748 JVS (JPRx)
U.S. District Court, Central District of California

Case Summary

The lawsuit alleges that the manufacturer deceptively labeled milk containers by including statements like “all natural” when their product offerings contain the following artificial or synthetic ingredients: Tricalcium Phosphate, Xanthan Gum, Vitamin A Palmitate, Vitamin D2, and Vitamin B12. The plaintiffs assert that they would have not purchased the product if they were informed of the artificial inclusions

Settlement Pool





Flax Milk Litigation Settlement
c/o Gilardi & Co. LLC
P.O. Box 8060
San Rafael, CA 94912-8060

37 responses to “Flax USA Flax Milk Class Action Settlement”

  1. chasity davis says:

    I broke out,

  2. chasity davis says:


  3. chichi says:

    The content was not fresh

  4. pamela says:

    nausea, sick stomach, bowel bloat

  5. Natasha Mehring says:

    The content was not fresh and unstable on the shelf.

  6. Katie Hobbs says:

    Crazy awful

  7. Philip says:

    Made me sick to my stomach

    We are sorry the flax milk made you ill. The class action relates to misleading labeling. The plaintiff claimed that the milk was labeled all natural when in fact it contained products that are considered artificial.

  8. lawana wilson says:

    bloating an made me sick(nausea)feeling

  9. Lamonte Bulluck says:

    made me really sick and neasea couldnt really focus

  10. Alicia Delatorre says:

    I am shocked?

  11. gerald moen says:

    made me and my family sick

  12. clete williams says:

    Just nasty

  13. Barbara Bowman says:

    Was misled about the products contents.

  14. Janine says:

    Just did nto make me feel well

  15. david horstman says:

    made me an my family sick for days ……..

  16. Dana Hobart says:

    My mom was fighting cancer and decided to eat use only all natural products. That is why I bought this for her. No wonder she got sick.

  17. Spencer G Hedrick says:

    Product made me sick

  18. yolanda fernandez says:

    wow this is really crazy all this time we was thinking that these stuff was entirely healthy but its not

  19. yolanda fernandez says:

    this is terrible

  20. Stephanie Smith says:

    Bought more than the 10 packages required. Did not keep receipts. Made me and family ill.

  21. Cameron says:

    I purchased several cartons at once and hoping that the first carton was just one bad experience, but it became evident that my body couldn’t handle its contents and I was throwing up for days. Gave it another try and same result. Ended up throwing out 5 1/2 cartons because it was unbearable. I originally had 6 cartons because they were on sale so I sad why not. Worst decision.

  22. Hassen says:

    gave me stomach pains, thought I was gonna puke but thank goodness I didn’t, because well I hate puking.

  23. Allen Payne says:

    Bad product

  24. david houle says:

    that makes me mad

  25. Louis Balaban says:

    please add me

    Hi Louis,
    We can’t add you. You must include yourself by completing the form available using the orange link provided above.

  26. Breanna says:

    This milk made myself and my boyfriend very ill. We were excited to purchase and begin drinking a milk that was supposedly better for us, ‘higher quality, and rich in vitamins’ blah blah blah.. YEAH RIGHT. Sick for days. NOT COOL.

  27. Karen Johnston says:

    purchase just one and hated it was sick to my stomach

  28. Sara Swingle says:

    Made me sick

  29. Sandra Williams says:

    Made me and my Family sick

  30. T. Minor says:

    Did anyone receive their refund yet??? I did not–any info???


  31. Allen Payne says:

    No settlements yet ?

  32. Angela Flanders says:

    Caused me to bloat a lot.

  33. steve says:

    real nasty stuff ….real rip off …

  34. care bear says:

    Flax milk sent a 4$ check I can’t believe it they could of save paper.omg

  35. George says:

    Got a check for $4.15 today… looks like a lot of people got tricked by Flax USA!

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