Saturday, April 29, 2006

UK Couple Fined for Selling Falsely-Labeled Honey

Couple Fined for Selling Fake Honey
By Emily Dennis, The Independent (UK), 4/29/2006

A couple who bought cheap imported honey and sold it to shopkeepers claiming it was made in Norfolk were fined £8,000 and ordered to pay £90,000 costs.

William Baker, 59, and his wife Lynn, 55, of Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, carried out a "deliberate and dishonest scam" by using honey from countries such as Argentina and China in their product, a court heard…

1 comment:

La Mieleria said...

The Spanish like their naturally-flavored honeys, which taste nothing like the standard supermarket varieties. Although the traditional honey to use in making this dessert is rosemary honey, or miel de romero in Spanish, several other flavors of Spanish honey are commonly available. So, check local gourmet food markets, ethnic grocery stores or internet sites specializing in Spanish groceries.Honey from Spain