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tr.v. mis·la·beled, mis·la·bel·ing, mis·la·bels also mis·la·belled or mis·la·bel·ling
To label inaccurately.
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Adj.1.mislabeled - branded or labeled falsely and in violation of statutory requirementsmislabeled - branded or labeled falsely and in violation of statutory requirements; "confiscated the misbranded drugs"
illegal - prohibited by law or by official or accepted rules; "an illegal chess move"
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Transfusion of blood that is typed on specimens that are mislabeled can result in acute hemolytic transfusion reactions.
After going to 26 sushi restaurants in Los Angeles between 2012 and 2015, it was found that 47 percent of the fish was mislabeled, according to a joint team of researchers at the University of California Los Angeles and Loyola Marymount University.
Most customers can't tell the difference, but mislabeling hurts people at both ends of the supply chain: Tilapia mislabeled as grouper can cost the consumer $4 more per eight-ounce fillet at the grocery store, and $12 extra per fillet at a restaurant.
Hyde - Cotton Candy, and is continuing to investigate GNC for additional mislabeled supplements and seeking information from purchasers.
They extracted DNA from the foods and discovered 31 were correctly labeled, 20 were potentially mislabeled, and one had a meat ingredient that could not be identified.
They extracted DNA from 52 foods and discovered 31 were labeled correctly, 20 were potentially mislabeled and one had a meat ingredient that could not be identified.
In 3 Q-Probe studies conducted by the College of American Pathologists (CAP), (5) the reported rates of mislabeled samples were 0.
Nearly half of all food purveyors in the survey sold mislabeled fish, with sushi restaurants being the worst culprits by far.
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.
Along the way from a Romanian abattoir to factories in France and other countries, minced horsemeat was mislabeled and presented as beef in frozen processed-food products.
In its latest study on the occurrence of mislabeled fish in stores and restaurants, the nonprofit Oceana found that more than a third of the fish sampled in New York City had been mislabeled.