In November 2018, a class-action lawsuit
was filed against United States Nutrition for allegedly deceptively using slack-fill
ed packaging for Pure Protein products. Specifically, the complaint alleges that the containers are nearly 40% empty space. (Matic et al v. United States Nutrition Inc.
, Case No. 18-cv-9592, 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.