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Junior Mints Dodges Class Action Over Slack-Fill In Boxes

Law360 (August 1, 2018, 9:28 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Wednesday axed a proposed class action alleging that Tootsie Roll Industries LLC fills its boxes of Junior Mints with too much air, saying the boxes contain enough information for consumers to figure out how much candy they contain and that the court wouldn't "enshrine into the law an embarrassing level of mathematical illiteracy."

U.S. District Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald said there’s no suggestion that the displayed weight, serving size or number of servings per box fails to reflect the amount...
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Case Title

Daniel v. Tootsie Roll Industries, LLC


Case Number

1:17-cv-07541

Court

New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Other Fraud

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Naomi Reice Buchwald

Date Filed

October 3, 2017

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