The United Kingdom had a pepper problem of prodigious proportions.

submitted by: Clare Hovan
A 40,000-pound shipment of chili peppers was brought in from a foreign country, converted into food products, and then distributed far and wide. The government then discovered that the peppers contained Sudan Red, a dye that’s ok in furniture wax and floor polish, but hardly in food. The resulting food recall was one of the largest in history. Watch the video clip to see how Certified Laboratories helps prevent a repeat. Or view the entire video at