Extensive case of mislabeling: Investigation alleges Whole Foods Overcharges

New York City's Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) said Wednesday 24 June that an ongoing investigation on Whole Foods Market stores has found systemic overcharging of its customers for pre-packaged food. The investigation by the DCA tested 80 different types of pre-packaged food from the city's Whole Foods locations (eight were open at the time of the … Continue reading Extensive case of mislabeling: Investigation alleges Whole Foods Overcharges

Food recalls in EU – Week 23/2015

This week on the EU RASFF (Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed) we can find the following notifications: 1. Alerts followed by a recall from consumers: - Biocontaminants: atropine (198.5 µg/kg - ppb) and scopolamine (45 µg/kg - ppb) in organic polenta cornmeal from Germany, following an official control on the market. Notified by Germany, distributed … Continue reading Food recalls in EU – Week 23/2015