Reiner alleged Belcampo marked up meat from other producers and sold it as its own in the restaurant and butcher shop. AdvertisementIn her Instagram video, Fernald apologized for mislabeling that occurred at Belcampo Santa Monica but did not say if it had happened at other stores. “It’s really frustrating.”The average person, Carasco said, depends on the integrity of the butcher shop to know what’s what. “If you point at a rib-eye and ask if it’s grass-fed and the butcher says, ‘Yes,’ you’re going to believe him.”AdvertisementMills Stovall, owner of Waimea Butcher Shop on the island of Hawaii, said trust is essential to any good butcher shop. If it hopes to regain trust, Belcampo should swallow the bitter pill and be fully transparent.
Source: Los Angeles Times June 10, 2021 13:03 UTC