In March 2018, a class-action lawsuit
was filed against Taste of Nature for allegedly deceptively using slack-filled boxes that contain between 47% and 58% empty space for candy, including Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites, Fudge Brownie Cookie Dough Bites, Cinnamon Bun Bites, Muddy Bears, Shari Candies Cherry Sour Balls, Despicable Me 2 Sour Gummies, Sqwigglies, and Hello Kitty Treats. (Gillespie et al v. Taste of Nature, Inc.
, Case No. 18-cv-2105, C. D. CA.)
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