Kirkland (Costco) Organic Coconut Oil Class Action Settlement

Class Eligibility

All persons in the United States who purchased, for personal or household use Kirkland Signature Organic Virgin Coconut Oil in 42.3-ounce jars.This product was available for sale at Costco, in a single unit containing two jars, from approximately March 1, 2014 to June 30, 2016, but the Settlement Class covers the time period from March 1, 2014 to the date this notice was issued, as some jars may have been re-sold after June 2016.

Estimated Amount


The settlement pool remaining after costs will be divided among qualified class members up to 5 units per member allocating equal amounts

Proof of Purchase


Costco members must provide membership number. It will be used to verify their transaction

Non-Costco members must provide proof of purchase

Case Name

James Boswell et al. v. Costco Wholesale Corp. et al.
Case No: 8:16-CV-00278-DOC

United States District Court, Central District of California

Case Summary

This settlement resolves a lawsuit (the “Action”) against Costco Wholesale Corp. and the supplier of the coconut oil LODC Group, Ltd., (referred to collectively as “Costco”), alleging that Costco, which marketed and sold the Kirkland Signature Organic Virgin Coconut Oil that is the subject of the Action, violated certain laws by misleadingly marketing the product as healthy.

Settlement Pool





Kirkland Signature Coconut Oil Settlement

c/o Dahl Administration

PO Box 3614

Minneapolis, MN 55403-0614