NYT: "Under Many Aliases, Mislabeled Foods Find Their Way to Dinner Tables"
- ipsedixit Dec 15, 2012 08:21 PM
From the article:
Swapping one ingredient for a less expensive one extends beyond fish and is not always the fault of the person who sells food to the restaurant. Many a pork cutlet has headed to a table disguised as veal, and many an organic salad is not.
At Mr. Colicchio’s New York restaurants, all but about 5 percent of the meat he serves is from animals raised without antibiotics, he said. It costs him about 30 percent more, so he charges more. “Yet I have a restaurant down the street that says they have organic chicken when they don’t, and they charge less money for it,” he said. “It’s all part of mislabeling and duping the public.”
Read it all here: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/16/us/...