In March 2020, a class-action lawsuit
was filed against BPI Sports for allegedly misleadingly using slack-fill
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 v. BPI Sports, LLC
, Case No. 20-cv-620, S.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.