Questionable Business Ethics

Okay, so maybe it isn't Enron, but still, labeling a 530 calorie donut as low-fat is shady.

A 68-year-old US health food executive is set to begin a 15 month sentence for labelling a 530-calorie doughnut as low-fat.

The label on Robert Ligon's company's "carob-coated" doughnut said it had three grams of fat and 135 calories.

But an analysis by the US Food and Drug Administration showed the doughnut, glazed with chocolate, contained 18 grams of fat and 530 calories.

Idiots like this guy are one of the reasons people don't trust businesses. In my opinion, lying is not good marketing. It will catch up to you sooner or later.

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