A man who put shards of metal in baby food jars in the United Kingdom has been found guilty of blackmail and contaminating goods.

Nigel Wright began threatening supermarket chain Tesco in spring 2018, writing to his local store in Lincolnshire and warning unless they paid him £750,000 ($982,000) worth
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The Kraft Heinz Foods Co. is recalling some Breakstone’s brand cottage cheese following several consumer complaints about extraneous material in the product.

The company reported that bits of plastic and metal “may have been introduced during production.” The cottage cheese has expiration dates into the second week of December.

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Were it not for all the insects that other tenants of a private warehouse were pretty sure were coming from a neighboring space, phony “Heinz” ketchup might now be on its way to unsuspecting consumers.Fraudulent “Heinz” ketchup, probably intended for the world market, is but one example of “counterfeit food.”
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