Illegal repackaging of food
Other Names: Fraudulent extension of shelf-life of food products
Incidence: In Austria in 1993, a large percentage of unsold pre-package meats past their sell-by date were being unwrapped, wiped down, perhaps sprinkled with herbs and spices, repackaged and given new labels.
Problem Type: E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update 01.01.2000 – 00:00 CET