UK: Prawn crackers fined for fishy ingredients
In a cautionary tale for any companies hoping to skimp on the cost of ingredients, Daventry magistrates' court has handed out a £3,000 (US$4,280) fine to Westmill Foods for doing just that. Westmill Foods pleaded guilty under the Trade Descriptions Act for selling prawn crackers that did not contain any prawn meat.
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