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Carrefour exposed deceiving consumers by China Central Television

(People's Daily Online)

22:23, March 15, 2012

Price of free-range chicken is twice higher than that of feather-stripped chicken in Carrefour supermarket.

Beijing, March 15-- Carrefour is exposed deceiving consumers by selling expired meat and feather-stripped chicken as free-range chicken, according to an evening party of China Central Television (CCTV) for marking the World Consumer Right Day on March 15.

It revealed that Carrefour sold feather-stripped chicken as free-range chicken with a two-fold price in a Carrefour supermarket in Zhengzhou, capital city of Henan province.

The supermarket is also exposed selling expired meat by the live show of CCTV on March 15. A reporter made secret inquiries in Carrefour by marking three expired chicken gizzards for tracking survey. He found the three gizzards were separated into three food bags with a new guarantee date on the next day.

The reporter also found that Carrefour employees re-pack unsold fresh meat before closing time for next day’s selling.

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CK at 2012-03-17124.82.96.*
Wondering is this the work of Chinese managers who works in Carrefour that gave such ideal????? sometimes we ought not to forget when pointing at others with one finger, at least three other fngers are pointing at ourself. got it!
PD User at 2012-03-16183.39.96.*
Yes, keep the screws on else they think China is a junk dump place!
Observer at 2012-03-16203.177.74.*
What does it say about Chinese culture when it is only in China that foreign national brands are cheating the public?
wende at 2012-03-1671.255.83.*
free-range chicken are always skinny compared to the regular chicken from chicken farm.

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