French Supermarket Apologizes for Labeling ‘Israeli Settlement’ Products

A man looks at knives near the fruits and vegetables section of an hypermarket store of French retail giant Carrefour, in Villeneuve-la-Garenne, near Paris, on December 7, 2016. / AFP / THOMAS SAMSON (Photo credit should read THOMAS SAMSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Arutz Sheva reports: JTA – Following complaints, a French supermarket apologized for applying labels reading “made in Israeli settlements” on some of its products.

The labels that appeared last month on pomegranates and tangerines at the store belonging to the Auchan supermarket chain in the Paris suburb of Kremlin-Bicêtre were the result of a “an error” by an employee, a spokesperson for the chain told the National Bureau for Vigilance Against Anti-Semitism.

The bureau, a nonprofit known by its acronym of BNVCA, queried the store along with Bernard Musicant, an activist for the pro-Israel Urgency Collective group, regarding the labels, according to the Actualite Juive newspaper.

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