A $5 Million Lawsuit Claims Goya's Canned Octopus is Actually Squid
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Business Insider] Jonathan Stempel, Reuters - May 17, 2016
A new lawsuit accuses Goya Foods Inc of cheating consumers by selling canned octopus products that actually contain cheaper, lower quality jumbo squid.
"Independent DNA testing" confirmed that the largest Hispanic-owned U.S. food company made the switch, according to a complaint filed late Wednesday in the federal court in San Jose, California. The lawsuit seeks at least $5 million of damages.
Goya, based in Jersey City, New Jersey, did not immediately respond on Thursday to requests for comment.
The plaintiff Luis Diego Zapata Fonseca, of ...
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