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Title : High-End Toronto Restaurant Busted For Selling Ordinary Steak as Wagyu
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Source : Eater
Year : 2017
Link : https://www.eater.com/2016/1/15/10776230/azure-toronto-mislabeled-food-wagyu-quaker-granola-salmon
Country : United States of America
Commodity: AP-Meat and edible offal
Abstract: As patrons of pricey chain Fig & Olive are now well-aware, a fancy restaurant serving meals at high-end prices doesn't necessarily mean you're eating high-end food. Another high-dollar dining destination has been busted for false advertising: The Star reports Azure Restaurant & Bar, located at Toronto's Intercontinental Hotel, has failed three menu verification inspections by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, an organization that enforces menu descriptions and oversees the safety and nutrition of food in Canada. Must ReadA disgruntled employee tipped off the CFIA back in 2013, writing to the agency that he could not stand to see the public "being misled." In his letter, the man alleged that Azure was passing off skirt steak as pricey Wagyu beef and describing regular mozzarella cheese as "buffalo mozzarella." Investigators visited the restaurant three times between 2013 and 2015 and found multiple instances of "misrepresentation" by the restaurant and as many as 20 incorrect menu descriptions.