PACKAGED BREAD PRICE FIXING CLASS ACTION

1. Strosberg Sasso Sutts LLP is counsel in a proposed class action alleging that George Weston Limited, Loblaw Companies Limited, Weston Foods (Canada) Inc., Empire Company Limited, Sobeys Inc., Metro Inc., Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., Wal-Mart Canada Corp., Giant Tiger Stores Limited, Grupo Bimbo, S.A.B. de C.V. and Canada Bread Company, Limited conspired to fix the price of packaged bread in Canada since 2001.

2. On November 1, 2017 the Competition Bureau executed raids at the head offices of some of the defendants in a criminal investigation tied to the alleged price fixing of packaged bread.

3. On December 19, 2017 Loblaw Companies Limited and George Weston Limited admitted to their participation in the scheme to fix the prices of packaged bread for at least 14 years.

4. The action is on behalf of all persons resident in Canada who purchased packaged bread since 2001.

5. The lawsuit seeks $1 billion in damages and an additional $100 million in punitive damages.

6. If you would like to speak to someone about this lawsuit, please call Strosberg Sasso Sutts LLP at 519.561.6296

7. If you would like to learn more about how a class action works, please click here.

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This website provides general information to potential class members on a proposed class action. The court will ultimately decide who will be included as a class member.

The information collected about potential class members will assist counsel in prosecuting the class action and assessing what damages were suffered by the class as a whole. Providing the information requested does not make you a client of Strosberg Sasso Sutts LLP.

The site is not designed to answer questions about your individual situation or entitlement. Do not rely upon the information provided on this website as legal advice in respect of your individual situation nor use it as a substitute for individual legal advice.

This website is updated from time to time to provide class members with further information.

 

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