Problem

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