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The Packaging of Mike and Ike Original Fruits

Class Action

The Packaging of Mike and Ike Original Fruits

October 2017: This case was voluntarily dismissed When a complaint is dismissed without prejudice, an amended version of the complaint can be refiled., the reasons for which have not been disclosed.

August 2017:
A class-action lawsuit was filed against Just Born for allegedly 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 packaging for Mike and Ike Original Fruits. According to the complaint, the company uses opaque containers that have approximately 30% empty space. (Buso et al v. Just Born, Inc., Case No. 17-cv-1630, S. D. CA.)

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Boxes of Mike and Ike and Hot Tamales Candy

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Boxes of Mike and Ike and Hot Tamales Candy

July 2020: A settlement agreement that would resolve this case, along with a Mateski v. Just Born, was preliminarily approved. The settlement terms would provide class members who have proof…

Boxes of Hot Tamales and Mike and Ike Candies

Class Action

Boxes of Hot Tamales and Mike and Ike Candies

July 2020: A settlement agreement that would resolve this case, along with Escobar v. Just Born, was preliminarily approved. The settlement would provide class members who have proof of purchase…

Packaging of Hot Tamales and Mike and Ike Candy

Class Action

Packaging of Hot Tamales and Mike and Ike Candy

November 2018: This case was dismissed When a complaint is dismissed with prejudice, it cannot be refiled. because the parties reached a settlement agreement, the terms of which have not…

Boxes of Hot Tamales

Class Action

Boxes of Hot Tamales

In June 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Just Born for allegedly deceptively packaging Hot Tamales candies in You know when you buy a big bag of chips, and…


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