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Fish Fraud

You Need to Know: All About Fish Fraud

Eve Turow | Posted 06.11.2014 | Food
Eve Turow

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.

Seafood Fraud Under Fire

AP | BRUCE SMITH | Posted 06.12.2014 | Green

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (AP) — When the weather warms and the South Carolina humidity hangs like a soggy blanket along the coast, you can often find an...

LOOK: The High Cost Of Seafood Fraud

Posted 08.09.2013 | Green

Americans now eat 50 percent more seafood than they did 50 years ago, according to a new report by Oceana [pdf] that details the cost of seafood fraud...

Something Fishy on Your Dinner Plate

Beth Lowell | Posted 08.07.2013 | Green
Beth Lowell

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?

'Portlandia' Inspires Fish Fraud Prevention Program

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 04.23.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Are you suspicious of seafood these days? It's understandable. In January, a This American Life investigation questioned whether some "i...

Oceana Uncovers Rampant Seafood Fraud Across United States

Angela Kinsey | Posted 04.23.2013 | Green
Angela Kinsey

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?

Chefs Stand 500 Strong to Stop Seafood Fraud

Andrew Sharpless | Posted 02.10.2013 | Food
Andrew Sharpless

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.

Joe Satran

Fish Fraud Common In Another Major City

HuffingtonPost.com | Joe Satran | Posted 12.12.2012 | Food

Don't order the white tuna. That's one big takeaway from the latest major study of fish fraud, this one conducted in New York City by marine conser...

Shining Light on an Opaque Seafood Industry

Sea to Table | Posted 02.03.2013 | Food
Sea to Table

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.

Whatcha Gonna Do When the Fish Cops Come for You?

Sea to Table | Posted 01.27.2013 | Food
Sea to Table

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.

500 Restaurateurs, Major Senator Protest Fish Fraud

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 10.25.2012 | Food

In the past year year, two major reports -- one conducted throughout the country by seafood watch group Oceana and the other conducted in the Boston m...

Seafood Fraud: Study Finds Area With 31% Of Fish Mislabeled

Posted 07.24.2012 | Food

A recent study by international ocean advocacy group Oceana revealed that nearly a third of the seafood being sold in South Florida is mislabeled. ...