Consumers association Consumentenbond is very critical about the freshness of shrimp sold in Dutch supermarkets Albert Heijn, Jumbo and Lidl. Jumbo's shrimp also contains more preservatives than is permitted by Dutch law, according to the association, NU.nl reports.
The Public Prosecutor demanded 200 hours of community service against 48-year-old Ria B. from Vaasen in court on Monday. She is suspected of stealing some 254 thousand euros from a Plus supermarket in Heerde over a period of five years while she worked there as a cashier, AD reports.
In the fight against food waste, supermarket Plus in Winterswijk started making ready-to-eat meals with supermarket products that are nearing their expiry date. And this anti-waste method is very popular
Many popular children's drinks contain as much, if not more, sugar than soda, according to a study done by food watchdog Foodwatch. Consuming too much sugar can lead to type 2 diabetes, heart problems and strokes.
Albert Heijn's cranberries was voted the most misleading product of 2015 in the annual Foodwatch elections, the food watchdog announced on Monday. According to Foodwatch, the cranberries consist of 68 percent added syrup, and only 30 percent actual cranberries.
Two different suppliers have issued recalls of wine in the past four days on reports of glass fragments in sealed bottles. The recall potentially affects customers of ten different grocery stores across the Netherlands.
Supermarkets in The Netherlands are still, despite promises to change the situation, selling broiler chickens. Animal rights organization Wakker Dier reports that most supermarket stalls are still full of factory farm chicken meat.