The company Taste of Nature Inc. has settled a class action suit over the sale of many lines of candy. The basis of the lawsuit was that Taste of Nature Inc. unlawfully sold packages of candy with too much empty space inside.
The 16 candy brands are below:
Cookie Dough Bites
Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites
Fudge Brownie Cookie Dough Bites
Santa’s Village Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites
Cookies N’ Cream Cookie Dough Bites
Cinnamon Bun Bites
Red Velvet Cupcake Bites
Moon Pie Bites
Strawberry Dream Bites
Birthday Cake Cookie Dough Bites
Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Bites
Shari Candies Cherry Sour Balls
Despicable Me 2 Sour Gummies
Hello Kitty Treats
The class action lawsuit was filed in May of 2018. The woman who filed it, Dacia Trentham, accused Taste of Nature Inc. of packaging its candies in cardboard that you couldn't see inside with too much empty space.
Despite the legal loss, Taste of Nature Inc. maintains it did nothing wrong. The company claims its packaging was legal, but the two sides have agreed to settle the lawsuit so there will not be any further litigation.
People who could get any settlement in the lawsuit would have to have proof they purchased any of the listed products between Jan. 1, 2013 and June 18, 2018. The products must have been purchased in the U.S. as well.
Payouts would be minimal: a maximum $12.50 per household.
Here is the form you need to fill out if you want to file a claim.
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