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Study: 33% Of Seafood Nationwide Is Mislabeled; Red Snapper Impostors Prevalent

After releasing smaller parts of its study regarding New York City and other parts of the country, conservation group Oceana has published its full report on the seafood industry’s labeling problems nationwide, and it ain’t pretty. The two-year study investigated seafood fraud, using more than 1,200 seafood samples from 674 retail locations in 21 states to see if they were labeled correctly. About a third of the time, they weren’t. [More]

Zabar's Admits Its "Lobster Salad" Was Really Crayfish

Zabar's Admits Its "Lobster Salad" Was Really Crayfish

For twenty years the famous Zabar’s deli in Manhattan has been selling a delicious prepackaged “lobster salad.” It’s beloved by devotees and a tasty treat. The only problem is that there’s no lobster inside. It’s crayfish. [More]

Lawsuit: Campbell's "Regular" And "25% Less Sodium" Tomato Soup Both Contain 480mg Of Sodium

Lawsuit: Campbell's "Regular" And "25% Less Sodium" Tomato Soup Both Contain 480mg Of Sodium

Here’s a trick question: How much sodium does Campbell’s “25% less sodium” tomato soup contain compared to regular Campbell’s tomato soup? Would you believe that both contain 480 mg? And that the first one costs more? Four NJ housewives couldn’t, and a federal judge has ruled that their lawsuit against Campbell’s over what they call misleading labels can proceed. [More]

Even More "Toxic Waste" Candy Lives Up To Its Branding

Even More "Toxic Waste" Candy Lives Up To Its Branding

In January, the people behind the Toxic Waste Nuclear Sludge candy bars announced a not-that-surprising recall for possible lead contamination. And in keeping with the company’s brand message, more candy has been recalled for the same reason. [More]

Beverage Labeling Initiative Urges Honest Calorie Listing On 20-Ounce Bottles

Beverage Labeling Initiative Urges Honest Calorie Listing On 20-Ounce Bottles

For years, slick soda manufacturers got away with half-truth in labeling by listing its calories per serving on the labels of 20-ounce-and-smaller bottles rather than the total amount of calories in the drink. [More]

FDA Does Spit-Take Over Mouthwash Labels Saying They Fight Gum Disease

FDA Does Spit-Take Over Mouthwash Labels Saying They Fight Gum Disease

The FDA just smacked the taste out of the mouths of Johnson & Johnson, Walgreens and CVS over advertising that their mouthwash fights gum disease, without having science to prove it. [More]

Zero Nutritional Difference Between Campbell's "Healthy"
Tomato Soups And Regular, Just Higher Price

Zero Nutritional Difference Between Campbell's "Healthy" Tomato Soups And Regular, Just Higher Price

A new ABC7 investigation shows Campbell’s “Healthy Request” and “Low Sodium” tomato soups contain the same nutrients and exact same amount of sodium as regular tomato soups, but they cost more. “Eek! Waiter! There’s a scam in my soup!” [More]