Seafood Short Weighting Case Over

MADISON, Wis. Ten companies accused of overcharging shoppers for frozen seafood have agreed to pay fines and sign new compliance agreements in response to a multi-state short weighting investigation. The civil forfeitures, totaling more than $100,000, conclude the nine-month investigation launched by the Weights and Measures division of Wisconsin's Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection.

MADISON, Wis. — Ten companies accused of overcharging shoppers for frozen seafood have agreed to pay fines and sign new compliance agreements in response to a multi-state short weighting investigation.

The civil forfeitures, totaling more than $100,000, conclude the nine-month investigation launched by the Weights and Measures division of Wisconsin's Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection.

Many of the fines were relatively small. Wal-Mart, for example,

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