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Boxes of Raisinets, Sno Caps, Nerds and Other Candies

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Boxes of Raisinets, Sno Caps, Nerds and Other Candies

In May 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Nestle USA and Ferrara Candy Company for allegedly deceptively using You know when you buy a big bag of chips, and you’re all psyched for a feast, and then it turns out there are like, three chips in the bag? That bag is slack filled.ed opaque boxes for candies – including Raisinets, Sno Caps, and Nerds — that are half empty. (Iglesia et al v. Nestle USA, Inc. and Ferrara Candy Company, Case No. 20-cv-5971, D.N.J.)

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Nips Caramel Hard Candies

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Nips Caramel Hard Candies

Allegations: Misleadingly marketing caramel candies as “rich & creamy” when the candies do not contain butter or cream and the fat content comes almost exclusively from vegetable fat

Brach’s Caramels

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Brach’s Caramels

Allegations: Misleadingly marketing caramel candies as “rich and creamy” and “made with real milk” when the fat content comes from a vegetable oil

Boxes of Jujyfruits® Candy

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Boxes of Jujyfruits® Candy

July 2019: The appeal was dismissed for failure to prosecute. (Case No. 18-17269, 9th Cir.) November 2018: An objector filed a Notice of Appeal regarding the approval of the settlement.…

Nerds, Runts, and Other Candies

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Nerds, Runts, and Other Candies

In July 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Ferrara Candy Company for allegedly falsely advertising that its candies – including Nerds, Runts, and Everlasting Gobstoppers – do not contain…

Boxes of Chewy Red Hots Candy

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Boxes of Chewy Red Hots Candy

October 2017: The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the district court’s decision to remand the case to state court. Click here to read the decision. August 2017: Ferrara Candy…


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