fish fraud

Rebecca Price, Head of Finance and Professional Services at the Cabinet Office, told Apolitical, 'Companies want really highly
At the moment only the genetic marker that matches up with grouper DNA is available, though more species could follow after
Widespread mislabeling presents a problem for seafood lovers who want to buy wild shrimp instead of farmed because it's more
From 2010 to 2012, Oceana tested more than 1,200 seafood samples to examine fraudulent labeling. After completing DNA analyses, they found that one-third of fish samples were mislabeled.
Americans now eat 50 percent more seafood than they did 50 years ago, according to a new report by Oceana that details the cost of seafood fraud on consumers' wallets.
So are you paying too much for your fish? Read the full report here to learn more. “Swapping a lower cost fish for a higher
As many Americans gear up to kick off their summers -- and perhaps celebrate the upcoming World Oceans Day this Saturday by enjoying some fresh seafood -- the question must be asked: Do you really know what you're eating?
D.C.-based Black Restaurant Group and the Congressional Seafood Co. last week launched The REEL Story, a seafood traceability
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.
Dr. Kimberly Warner, Oceana's chief scientist, chalked up some of the discrepancy to translation issues. She told The Huffington
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 It's constructed around an outdated model in which suppliers hide their sources, dealers hide their markets, and fish becomes a commodity whose value is lost from the people and communities who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.
From shrimp heists to illegal fishing, dolphin shootings to whale ship strikes, fishy crimes (in the literal sense) are abundant, but thankfully NOAA's fish cops are on hand to fight the lawlessness of the sea.
It is unacceptable that proven fraud is occurring on such a widespread basis. [...] Uniform, national standards and enforcement
A recent study by international ocean advocacy group Oceana revealed that nearly a third of the seafood being sold in South