In May 2018, a class-action lawsuit
was filed against Plantain Products Company for allegedly deceptively using slack-fill
ed bags for Chifles Plantain Chips. Specifically, the complaint alleges that the opaque bags contain approximately 40% empty space. (Pottish et al v. Plantain Products Company
, Case No. 18-cv-904, C. D. CA.)
For more of TINA.org’s coverage of slack-filled packaging, click here.
You know when you buy a big bag of chips, and you’re all psyched for a feast, and then it turns out there are like, three chips in the bag? That bag is slack filled.