Stebbins: “These ‘slack-fill’ lawsuits are like junk food”

The New York Post published an article today covering a lawsuit filed by a Manhattan woman for slack fill in Junior Mint boxes (Woman Fed up With Unfilled Boxes Sues Candy Company, Lisa Fickenscher 10.6.17) . Claiming the candy fills only 57% of the box the woman “has filed a class-action lawsuit in federal court claiming Tootsie Roll Industries, the maker of Junior Mints, intentionally deceives sweet-tooth shoppers by using the disproportionately-large boxes.

LRANY’s Tom Stebbins was quoted: ““These ‘slack-fill’ lawsuits are like junk food — they make lawyers fat and give the rest of our economy a stomach ache.

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