Sept. 23, 2012
A watered-down deal for seafood shoppers
Frozen fish from the supermarket often has excess ice — and consumers pay the price
It looked like another Market Basket bargain: a 1.5-pound bag of mackerel fillets for $3.69. But the package contained more than two ounces of ice. An enticing offer at Save-A-Lot turned out to be an even worse deal. Ice accounted for nearly three of the 19 ounces of squid tubes going for $3.79.