Too Many Calories in Your Candy? That’s a Lawsuit!

Last week, the Chicago Tribune reported that an area man had sued eminent Chicago-based candy maker Wrigley, alleging the packaging of the company’s Starburst candies deceived him. Plaintiff Artur Tyksinski alleges the front of the company’s Starburst package he allegedly purchased claims the candy contains ten fewer calories per piece (130) than the FDA-mandated “Nutrition Facts” panel on the back of the package says it actually contains (140). “Artur Tyksinski never would have bought the corn syrup- and sugar-sweetened Gummies Sours candy at a Chicago-area drugstore earlier this year had he known it contained 8 percent more calories,” the Tribune reports.

Source: Too Many Calories in Your Candy? That’s a Lawsuit!

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