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Apology from Valoroso Foods over expired food controversy

An apology and a full inventory after allegations were made by former Valoroso Food employees about selling expired food.
Image Credit: Valoroso Foods
March 22, 2015 - 12:00 PM

KELOWNA – The president of Valoroso Foods in Kelowna has posted a letter of apology to his customers on line as the Canadian Food Inspection Agency investigates allegations of selling expired food.

Joe Valoroso says a full inventory of all products in the company’s retail outlets and warehouse is being done Sunday, March 22.

“All old inventory will be disposed of and that disposition will be reported to the CFIA,” he says on the company’s website.

Former employees alleged best before and expiry dates on some food were changed, according to Global Okanagan report, and Valoroso has denied those accusations.

Four complaints have been made to Interior Health, which were investigated and forwarded to the Food Inspection Agency, the report says.

Joe Valoroso is interview by Global Okanagan reporter Kelly Hayes about allegations of expired food being sold at Valoroso Foods in Kelowna, Friday, March 20, 2015.
Joe Valoroso is interview by Global Okanagan reporter Kelly Hayes about allegations of expired food being sold at Valoroso Foods in Kelowna, Friday, March 20, 2015.
Image Credit: Global Okanagan

To contact the reporter for this story, email Howard Alexander at halexander@infonews.ca or call 250-491-0331. To contact the editor, email mjones@infonews.ca or call 250-718-2724.

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