Half of Frozen Seafood Short-Weighted in Connecticut

The Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection found that half of the packaged, frozen seafood products it recently purchased from supermarkets in the state were short-weighted.

HARTFORD, Conn. — The Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection found that half of the packaged, frozen seafood products it recently purchased from supermarkets in the state were short-weighted.

"We tested 52 different seafood products and exactly half of them failed, in that the packages contained less actual product in weight than was labeled," agency Commissioner Jerry Farrell Jr. said in an agency release. "Excess ice made up the difference, which on average was 4.5% pe

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