Food and Beverage attorney Bill Acevedo was quoted in the article “Food litigation 101: Non-functional slack fill… are you up to speed?,” which was published on Food Navigator.

Does the empty space in your food package serve a useful purpose? If not, you could be at the receiving end of a lawsuit over what is known in the trade as 'non-functional slack fill.

So what does the law say? 

To read the full article, please visit the Food Navigator website at: http://www.foodnavigator-usa.com/Regulation/Food-litigation-101-Non-functional-slack-fill-are-you-up-to-speed