In December 2017, a class-action lawsuit
was filed against Iovate Health Sciences for allegedly deceptively using slack-fill
ed containers for Herbal Zen Nutrition™ Plant-Based Protein. Specifically, plaintiffs claim that the 1.5 lbs container has unnecessary empty space. (Hu et al v. Iovate Health Sciences U.S.A. Inc.
, Case No. 17-cv-9427, S. D. NY.)
For more information about 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.