NYC Supermarkets Fail Pricing Inspections

NREW YORK — About half of all supermarkets (52%) in the five boroughs of New York City were found to be violating pricing regulations, the Department of Consumer Affairs here said.

NEW YORK — About half of all supermarkets (52%) in the five boroughs of New York City were found to be violating pricing regulations, the Department of Consumer Affairs here said.

The results followed a year-long investigation that included 983 inspections. The DCA issued a total of 516 violations, the most common for lack of item pricing on the shelf.

In addition, nearly one in three scanners inspected for accuracy failed, and 48% of the supermarkets inspected charged

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