Food News: Italian police seize 2,500 tons of fake organic food

Published by Tuesday, December 13, 2011 Permalink 0
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This is the real-food lover’s worst nightmare. We all know that no matter how many checks and inspections are set up, there is always a risk of runoff from other farms, dishonest sellers and middlemen, and falsely labeled organic food.

The Italian police have seized 2,500 tons of grains, fruits and soy products that were falsely labled as organic in a food fraud ring that exported phony organic products across Europe, says, including the Netherlands, Germany, Spain, France, Belgium, Hungary, Austria and Switzerland.

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