Tamper-proof bread? We say they’re half-baked

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Tamper-proof bread? We say they’re half-baked

ARB orders Albany to remove its ‘tamper-proof seal’ from packaging by the end of the year

Consumer journalist

Who wouldn’t like the idea of tamper-proof bread?

Even before Covid-19 made us super-wary of the food we bring into our homes being contaminated with bugs, there were those viral social media allegations of “fake bread” and that video showing a man removing Albany bread slices from packets and replacing them with some other bread.

Enter the “tamper-proof seal” claim, complete with a lock logo, introduced by Albany Bakeries a year ago. It was touted as “tamper-proof packaging to ensure consumers get peace of mind when making their bread purchase — a first in SA”...

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