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branded or labeled falsely and in violation of statutory requirements

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The complaint also alleges that Walmart knew as far back as 2008 that cotton was mislabeled while Target and Bed Bath & Beyond knew for several months.
With the rollout of the 'Build, Build, Build' program and other private construction projects in urban centers and rural areas nationwide, government regulators must redouble their efforts to prevent the proliferation or sale of substandard and mislabeled construction materials, which may be inadvertently used in high-rise projects.
In November 2017, leadership at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland, reported significant reductions in mislabeled specimens--and reductions in collection turnaround times--in multiple areas where nurses collect laboratory specimens.
In an effort to help food and beverage companies reduce the amount of mislabeled products hitting the market, last week at Schneider Electric's Innovation Summit: Software Conference 2017 in San Antonio, Texas, the company introduced Label Assurance, a combination of software and hardware that scans and validates labels to confirm that the right product is in the right package.
A previous Q-Probes study of 122 blood bank laboratories performed in 2007 determined normative rates of mislabeled specimens submitted to blood banks and the rates of instances in which specimen tubes contained blood belonging to another patient (so-called wrong blood in tube [WBIT]), and examined laboratory and hospital practices that the study designers thought might influence those rates.
Of the 20 mislabeled products, 13 were dog food and seven were cat food.
It was also noted that some supplements may not include any or adequate levels of iodide, or may be mislabeled.
When the EPA began its investigation and cleanup of the site in 2008, it reeked of caustic chemicals and solvents that were leaking from rusted and mislabeled drums.
In December 2011, Consumer's Reports, informed readers that it discovered, "more than one-fifth of 190 pieces of seafood we bought at retail stores and restaurants in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut were mislabeled as different species of fish, incompletely labeled, or misidentified by employees." In September 2013, businessweek.com reported on the largest food fraud in US history: mislabeled honey.
In 3 Q-Probe studies conducted by the College of American Pathologists (CAP), (5) the reported rates of mislabeled samples were 0.39/1000 in 120 institutions (4), 0.92/1000 in 147 clinical laboratories (7), and 1.12% in 122 clinical laboratories for blood bank samples (8).
The products may be deemed "mislabeled" under Article 91 of RA 7394 for "failing to provide mercury warning information and other pertinent facts," the group said.
The mislabeled REC10 units that are currently in the market are identified below.
Nearly nine in 10 samples sold as snapper were mislabeled, while 59% of samples sold as tuna were mislabeled.
Mislabeled food allergy refers to a condition in which the child is thought to be allergic to a particular food when he is actually not.