Gold Emblem® Red Fish Candy

April 2018: A federal judge dismissed this case because the parties reported that they reached a settlement agreement.

November 2017: A class-action lawsuit was filed against CVS for allegedly deceptively using slack-filled plastic bags for Gold Emblem® red fish candy. According to the complaint, the bags of candy are less than half full and have unnecessary empty space. (Jocelyn et al v. CVS Pharmacy, Inc., Case No. 17-cv-9029, S. D. NY.)

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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.

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