City investigators say Ralphs failed to subtract the weight of packaging on some prepackaged and weighed food products three years ago. They claimed that effectively short-weighted the item.
A spokesperson for Ralphs said the violations that led to the investigation were unintentional, and that there's nothing misleading about their pricing. In a statement, the company said any "inadvertent discrepancies" were corrected immediately.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.