Rebecca Price, Head of Finance and Professional Services at the Cabinet Office, told Apolitical, 'Companies want really highly
The fishing industry remains an unregulated Wild West. So how can consumers protect themselves against eating tainted or mislabeled fish? As activists led a revolution in dairy that demanded milk without added steroids, it's time we do the same for seafood transparency.
Retailers trying to profit from mislabeling cheaper seafood as more expensive varieties have come under increasing fire from
Widespread mislabeling presents a problem for seafood lovers who want to buy wild shrimp instead of farmed because it's more
In February, British sushi bar Moshi Moshi used a similar concept -- with a twist: If the "Meet Your Meal" concept sounds
Imagine yourself at a restaurant ready to order your favorite dish and being told by your server that there is a one in three chance you will not receive the same item that is on the menu. Would you order it anyway?
We can only prepare and eat safe and sustainable seafood dishes if we are given honest information about how these products are harvested, bought and sold. The current system isn't designed to ensure that accountability is a constant player in seafood production.
Though we do need better regulation, the real issue is the supply chain. It's constructed around an outdated model in which suppliers hide their sources, dealers hide their markets, and fish becomes a commodity whose value is lost from the people and communities who harvest them.