Technology content trusted in North America and globally since 1999
8,589 Reviews & Articles | 67,031 News Posts

Amazon sellers are shipping grossly 'off' food and its not their fault

Amazon sellers are shipping an unreasonable amount of OFF food to buyers

By Jak Connor on Oct 21, 2019 05:07 am CDT - 0 mins, 59 secs reading time

A new report out of CNBC has stated that third-party Amazon sellers are shipping out expired food to buyers much to frequently.

Amazon sellers are shipping grossly 'off' food and its not their fault | TweakTown.com

According to the report, numerous Amazon customers are receiving foods and products such as baby formula, coffee creamer, beef jerky, granola bars and more well past their sell-by-date. Interviews have been conducted with the Amazon third-party sellers, consumers and consultants and majority of the formulated opinions point the finger at Amazon for having numerous system loopholes.

CNBC also states in their article that an analytics firm that specializes in the Amazon Marketplace combed over the sites 100 best-selling food products. They found that out of the 40% of sellers, more than five customer complaints were lodged about expired goods. It seems that as Amazon grows and expands its food business so does the amount of problems that arise. According to some safety advocates these issues will only increase as Amazon doesn't have accountability for its products due to the previously mentioned system "loopholes".

Buy at Amazon

Jack Link's Beef Jerky Variety, 1.25 oz, (9 count)

TodayYesterday7 days ago30 days ago
Buy at Amazon
$9.53$12.39$9.53
* Prices last scanned on 2/24/2020 at 5:37 pm CST - prices may not be accurate, click links above for the latest price.
Jak Connor

ABOUT THE AUTHOR - Jak Connor

Jaks love for technology and more specifically PC gaming began at 10 years old, it was the day his dad showed him how to play Age of Empires on a old Compaq PC. Ever since that day, Jak fell in love with games and the progression of the technology industry in all its forms. Instead of the typical FPS PC gamer, Jak enjoys the likes of a solid MMO, RPG, or a single-player linear story. More importantly, though, he holds a very special spot in his heart for RTS games.

NEWS SOURCE:cnbc.com

Related Tags