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mis·la·bel

 (mĭs-lā′bəl)
tr.v. mis·la·beled, mis·la·bel·ing, mis·la·bels also mis·la·belled or mis·la·bel·ling
To label inaccurately.

mislabel

(ˌmɪsˈleɪbəl)
vb (tr) , -bels, -belling or -belled, -bels, -beling or -beled
to label wrongly

mis•la•bel

(mɪsˈleɪ bəl)

v.t. -beled, -bel•ing or (esp. Brit.) -belled, -bel•ling.
to label wrongly, incorrectly, or misleadingly: to mislabel a bottle of medicine.
[1945–50]

mislabel


Past participle: mislabelled
Gerund: mislabelling

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Present Continuous
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Present Perfect
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Past Continuous
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Past Perfect
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Present Perfect Continuous
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Future Perfect Continuous
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Past Perfect Continuous
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Conditional
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Past Conditional
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The specimen mislabeling and WBIT rates were not associated with the use of bar codes or with any of the other practice variables we investigated.
I suspected we would find some mislabeling, but I didn't think it would be as high as we found in some species.
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.
Taiwan s Ministry of Economic Affairs will soon render seven domestic photovoltaic (PV) cell manufacturers to the prosecution, as the firms have allegedly accused ministry authorities in connection to an item mislabeling case.
concerned about the potential for fraud in the globalized food supply and the safety of pets with food allergies, tested 52 dog and cat pet foods for the presence of meat species and their mislabeling.
The report on the study, published in the journal Food Control, says that it was unclear whether the mislabeling was accidental or intentional and at which point in the production chain it took place.
Improving Process Quality and Reducing Total Expense Associated with Specimen Mislabeling in an Academic Medical Center.
From sausage to organic produce to pomegranate juice, food fraud and mislabeling is rampant as companies turn to cheaper alternatives of food products to inflate the bottom line.
Mislabeling a child as having cow's milk allergy often leads to unnecessary elimination diet, in which the child has to completely avoid the offending food.
The suit claims the company misleads consumers by mislabeling the alcohol content of its Budweiser, Michelob, Michelob Ultra, Hurricane High Gravity Lager, King Cobra, Busch Ice, Natural Ice, Bud Ice, Bud Light Platinum and Bud Light Lime brands.
Oceana found seafood fraud everywhere it tested, including mislabeling rates of 52 percent in Southern California, 49 percent in Austin and Houston, 48 percent in Boston (including testing by The Boston Globe), 39 percent in New York City, 38 percent in Northern California and South Florida, 36 percent in Denver, 35 percent in Kansas City (MO/KS), 32 percent in Chicago, 26 percent in Washington, D.
Since this chance discovery of mislabeling in Findus lasagna, more cases have been exposed - an Irish company sold mislabeled Polish horsemeat, and several UK companies have marketed horsemeat as beef burgers and kebabs.