- Report: #976671
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Complaint Review: Associated Supermarket
Associated Supermarket492 Myrtle Avenue Internet United States of America
Associated Supermarket Falsified freshness dating on meat with another label , Internet
Just last week we decided to give them another try and purchased a $10 2.4 lbs. pork tenderloin. We froze it immediately and when we thawed it and opened it, we smelled a funny rotting meat smell. It wasn't as strong as the past ones but it was enough to make us suspicious that these meats we were purchasing were not all coincidentally bad. My wife noticed a second date label exactly over the original label so I was able to peel and scratch it off enough to see that the original date was November 18, 2012. The new date they had covered this with was November 28, 2012.
Assuming the original date was safe and correct, Associated Supermarkets have forward dated our purchase by 10 days - and this one was the least objectionable smelling of all the meats. We've been shopping here for over 5 years now but only recently have we noticed any problems with their refrigerated pork products.
This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 12/01/2012 03:15 PM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/Associated-Supermarket/internet/Associated-Supermarket-Falsified-freshness-dating-on-meat-with-another-label-Internet-976671. The posting time indicated is Arizona local time. Arizona does not observe daylight savings so the post time may be Mountain or Pacific depending on the time of year.
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