The Packaging of Various GNC Protein Whey Protein Products
January 2017: The parties notified the Court that they reached a confidential settlement agreement, along with the parties in a related case, Polanco v. GNC.
October 2015: A class-action lawsuit was filed against GNC for allegedly deceptively packaging its Whey Protein products, including AMP Amplified Gold Whey Protein, AMP Amplified Wheybolic Extreme, and 100% Whey Protein products. According to the complaint, the containers for these products are opaque and contain approximately 40% empty space. (Gioia et al v. GNC Holdings, Inc., Case No. 15-cv-2273, S. D. CA.)
When a complaint is dismissed with prejudice, it cannot be refiled.
When a complaint is dismissed without prejudice, an amended version of the complaint can be refiled.
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.