In September 2020, a class-action lawsuit
was filed against Mondelez International for allegedly misleadingly using slack-fill
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.)
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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.