28 May '11, 7pm

How Seafood Fraud Hurts Our Oceans, Our Wallets and Our Health

How Seafood Fraud Hurts Our Oceans, Our Wallets and Our Health

RELATED ARTICLES Costco Steps Up Sustainable Seafood Policy March 3, 2011 07:11 AM Waiter, There's Mercury in my fish! Online guide helps consumers make healthy choices. January 24, 2008 10:26 AM Iceland announces cod and haddock sustainability assessment November 17, 2010 08:42 AM The stinky fish of poor fishing practice January 17, 2008 09:27 AM Seafood fraud is the practice of misleading consumers about their seafood in order to increase profits. Along with ripping off shoppers, these actions can have negative impacts on marine conservation efforts and human health. Types of seafood fraud include substituting one species for another without changing the label, including less seafood in the package than is indicated on the label, adding too much ice to seafood in order to increase the weight and shipping seafood products through different countries in order to avoid duti...

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