Hershey’s Tangled in Legal Battle Following Alleged Deceptive Halloween Candy Packaging Worth $5 Million

Hershey, Pennsylvania – A $5 million lawsuit has been filed against Hershey, the famous chocolate company, over allegations of “misleading” packaging of its Reese’s Halloween candy. The lawsuit claims that the packaging of the candy is misleading to consumers, as it gives the impression that there is more chocolate and peanut butter inside than there actually is. The lawsuit, filed by a consumer in Pennsylvania, accuses Hershey of violating state laws on deceptive trade practices and false advertising. The plaintiff argues that the packaging of Reese’s Halloween candy is specifically designed to give the impression … Read more

Lawsuit Targets Hershey’s Deceptive Marketing of Reese’s Halloween Candy Packaging

Tampa, Florida – A $5 million class-action lawsuit has been filed against Hershey’s, alleging deceptive marketing practices for its Reese’s Halloween candy. The lawsuit was filed in December in the Middle District of Florida by Cynthia Kelly, who claims that the packaging of Reese’s Peanut Butter Pumpkins misrepresented the product. According to the lawsuit, Kelly purchased a package of Reese’s Peanut Butter Pumpkins from an Aldi’s grocery store in Hillsborough County. The packaging featured a “cute looking carving of a pumpkin’s mouth and eyes,” but when Kelly opened the candy at home, she discovered that … Read more