SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — District attorneys from five California counties are joining in a slack-fill lawsuit against two pharmaceutical companies.

Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation and Alcon Laboratories are accused of misleading consumers on the packing of their products.

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DAs from Sacramento, Shasta, Fresno, Tulare, and Riverside counties are part of the lawsuit accusing the firms of including less product than their package indicates.

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This isn’t the first time Sacramento County has been part of a slack-fill lawsuit.

In 2011, Sacramento County joined with Yolo, and Fresno counties to sue Harry & David on a similar claim.

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A 2008 suit against the maker of Mucinex got the county $100,000 of a $300,000 settlement that was split with Los Angeles and Shasta counties.