Carrefour denies selling oilfish as cod

Shanghai-based Carrefour (China) Group denies the accusation posted by a micro-blogger that its stores sell oilfish as cod, saying the cod for sale are silver pout and buffalo cod, species of cod family, and have proper certificates from import authorities.

Carrefour made the statement on its official micro blog at after a post by netizen Triple Yan saying that toxic oilfish, banned in food markets in Europe, was sold in Carrefour labeled as cod was widely circulated.

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