This is not only a victory for Birmingham customers, it also has wider benefits for all consumers across the country.
It was the council’s case, confirmed by Tesco’s guilty pleas today, that this was a misleading offer which deceived the purchasers of strawberries over many weeks during the summer of 2011.
Food pricing, presentation and the depiction of promotional practices is a crucial issue for retailers, and in turn, consumers. We are happy to work with Trading Standards departments up and down the country to help protect customers.
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Some light winds and spells of hazy sunshine this evening, leading to a mostly clear but rather chilly night.
It will quickly turn chilly this evening but it will stay dry. The wind will be light but there will be a risk of mist and fog patches.