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Boxes of Various Nestle Candies

November 17th, 2020

October 2020: The companies filed a motion for summary judgment. April 2020: A federal judge certified a class of purchasers of candies. For more information about the case, click here. May 2018: Plaintiffs added Ferrara Candy Company as a defendant. 2017: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Nestle U.S.A., Inc. for allegedly deceptively using ed


The Packaging of McCormick’s Ground Black Pepper

November 13th, 2020

June 2020: A federal judge granted final approval of the settlement agreement. January 2020: A federal judge preliminarily approved a proposed settlement agreement in the multidistrict litigation. According to its terms, class members with proof of purchase may receive the greater of $4 per container purchased or the actual price paid to purchase products, while


Annie’s Bunny Fruit Snacks

October 14th, 2020

In October 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Annie’s Inc. for allegedly using ed boxes for Bunny Fruit Snacks that are more than 75% empty space. (Klausner et al v. Annie’s, Inc., Case No. 20-cv-8467, S.D.N.Y.) For more of TINA.org’s coverage of slack-filled packaging, click here.


Boxes of Swedish Fish Candy

September 23rd, 2020

In September 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Mondelez International for allegedly misleadingly using ed boxes for its Swedish Fish candy. Specifically, plaintiffs claim that the boxes of Swedish Fish are more than half empty space. (Coleman et al v. Mondelez International Inc., Case No. 20-cv-8100, C.D. Cal.) For more of TINA.org’s coverage of


Boxes of Mike and Ike and Hot Tamales Candy

September 9th, 2020

July 2020: A settlement agreement that would resolve this case, along with a Mateski v. Just Born, was preliminarily approved. The settlement terms would provide class members who have proof of purchase with either a $0.50 cash award for each product purchased or a voucher for one free box of candy for every two boxes


Boxes of Hot Tamales and Mike and Ike Candies

September 9th, 2020

July 2020: A settlement agreement that would resolve this case, along with Escobar v. Just Born, was preliminarily approved. The settlement would provide class members who have proof of purchase with either a $0.50 cash award for each product purchased or a voucher for one free box of candy for every two boxes purchased (for


Packaging of Degree, Dove and Axe

September 2nd, 2020

In August 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Unilever for allegedly deceptively using ed packaging that is approximately 40 percent empty space for Degree, Dove, and Axe antiperspirants and deodorants. (Krause-Pettai et al v. Unilever United States, Inc., Case No. 20-cv-1672, S.D. Cal.) For more of TINA.org’s coverage of the marketing of deodorants, click


Boxes of Full Circle Market Microwave Popcorn

August 10th, 2020

July 2020: This case was transferred to federal court. (Case No. 20-cv-1283, C.D. Cal.) June 2020: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Topco Associates for allegedly misleadingly using ed boxes that are approximately 25 percent empty space for Full Circle Market™ microwave popcorn. (Reisfelt et al v. Topco Associates, LLC, Case No. 30-2020-01141971, California State


You Got This

May 29th, 2020

Wherever you go, there you are. And wherever you are, Slack is where work happens.


Boxes of Raisinets, Sno Caps, Nerds and Other Candies

May 27th, 2020

In May 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Nestle USA and Ferrara Candy Company for allegedly deceptively using ed opaque boxes for candies – including Raisinets, Sno Caps, and Nerds — that are half empty. (Iglesia et al v. Nestle USA, Inc. and Ferrara Candy Company, Case No. 20-cv-5971, D.N.J.) For more of TINA.org’s


BPI BCAA Dietary Supplement Powders

April 3rd, 2020

In March 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against BPI Sports for allegedly misleadingly using ed containers for BPI BCAA dietary supplement powders to make consumers think the containers contain more product than they actually do. Specifically, plaintiffs claim that the containers are only approximately 25 to 66 percent filled with product. (Garcia et al



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