An Illinois woman's lawsuit says the company's theater box is too big, and tricks people into thinking they are getting more candy than there really is inside. Paige Stemm's lawyers filed the suit last week against Tootsie Roll, who makes Junior Mints. Her case calls it intentionally misleading consumers and comes after a similar lawsuit was filed by someone else a few months back. Stemm's lawyers are asking for class action status.
What’s the focus of all this attention? Something called “slack fill” the empty space allowed inside packaging to protect the product. Some say it’s way too deceiving. Source: NBC Chicago