Half of Frozen Seafood Found Short-Weighted in Connecticut

The Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection last week said that half of the packaged, frozen seafood products it had recently purchased from state supermarkets 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

HARTFORD, Conn. — The Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection last week said that half of the packaged, frozen seafood products it had recently purchased from state supermarkets 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 a release. “Excess ice made up the difference, which on average was 4.5% per

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