Cookie Dough Bites, Despicable Me 2 Sour Gummies, and Hello Kitty Treats
May 2018: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Taste of Nature for allegedly deceptively packaging candy – including Cookie Dough Bites, Fudge Brownie Cookie Dough Bites, Cinnamon Bun Bites, Despicable Me 2 Sour Gummies, and Hello Kitty Treats – in cardboard containers with non-functional slack-fill. (Trentham et al v. Taste of Nature, Inc., Case No. 18PH-CV00751, Missouri State Court – Phelps County)
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.