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Counterfeit Heinz Ketchup Operation Discovered In New Jersey

October 19, 2012 by


by Rachel Tepper Heinz officials are investigating what they’re calling an abandoned Heinz Tomato Ketchup counterfeiting operation, conducted in a warehouse in Dover, New Jersey. They were tipped to it by warehouse tenants when flies began appearing — the bottles had exploded. The running theory is that would-be profiteers purchased traditional Heinz Ketchup in large […]

Fake-Food detectives

February 10, 2010 by


OneĀ of the many Google alerts I receive caught me by surprise. It was a Newsweek article about a program at Michigan State University regarding fake food. “But fake food? Not that easy, partly because most of us don’t even think to look for it. We assume that if the label says EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL […]