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Judge Dissolves 'Slack-Filling' Suit Over Sour Patch Kids

Law360, New York (October 26, 2016, 7:32 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Wednesday tossed a proposed class-action brought by a candy buyer who alleged the makers of Sour Patch Kids candy "slack-filled" pouches of its product, saying the entire complaint fell short of pleading requirements.

In an order dismissing the suit, U.S. District Judge Colleen McMahon concluded lead plaintiff Jose Izquierdo’s argument that Mondelez International fraudulently misrepresented the amount of candy in its candy boxes was unpersuasive.

“The complaint provides only the barest details about Izquierdo’s exposure to Mondelez’s alleged fraudulent misrepresentations...
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