Costco Apologizes for Labeling Bibles as Fiction

A California pastor tweeted a picture of the label to his congregation

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Big box retailer Costco has apologized for accidentally labeling copies of the Bible “fiction” at a store near Los Angeles.

A local pastor saw the bibles while looking for a gift for his wife and tweeted a picture to his congregation, KTLA reports.

Costco issued an apology Wednesday, blaming the mistake on one of its distributors.

“Costco’s distributor mislabeled a small percentage of the Bibles, however we take responsibility and should have caught the mistake. We are correcting this with them for future distribution,” the statement said. “In addition, we are immediately relabeling all mislabeled Bibles. We greatly apologized for this error.”