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Mislabeled Fish

Dino Grandoni

The Shrimp You Buy May Not Be What You Think It Is

HuffingtonPost.com | Dino Grandoni | Posted 10.30.2014 | Green

The next time you sit down for some shrimp scampi, beware of a bait-and-switch. Much of the shrimp sold in grocery stores and restaurants across t...

Is Something Fishy In The Seafood Aisle?

Posted 07.01.2013 | Healthy Living

By Karen Cicero If you're thinking of ordering the expensive red snapper next time you eat out, save your money. "More than 90 percent of the red...

Seafood Sustainability Requires a Global Approach

Kerry Coughlin | Posted 06.19.2013 | Green
Kerry Coughlin

When you see the MSC eco-label in your grocery store or on a restaurant menu, it not only means the fish you are buying is accurately identified. It represents a collective effort to address a global issue that affects the food security and livelihood of billions of people.

Oceana Overstates Mislabeled Fish Problem

Tamar Haspel | Posted 04.28.2013 | Taste
Tamar Haspel

By now, we all know that the fish we buy has about a one in three chance of being something other than what's on the label. Just how much should we care?

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?

Is That Calamari You're Eating -- Or Sliced Pig Rectum?

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 12.18.2014 | Taste

Plenty of foods come surrounded by urban legends. Hot dogs and genetically-modified organisms, for instance, come with a cadre of rumors -- some true,...

Chefs Stand 500 Strong to Stop Seafood Fraud

Andrew Sharpless | Posted 02.10.2013 | Home
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 | Home

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...

500 Restaurateurs, Major Senator Protest Fish Fraud

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 10.25.2012 | Home

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...

Half The Fish Sold In Boston Restaurants Is Fraudulently Mislabeled

The Boston Globe | By Jenn Abelson and Beth Daley | Posted 12.24.2011 | Home

The sliver of raw fish sold as white tuna at Skipjack's in Foxborough was actually escolar, an oily, cheaper species banned in Japan because it can ma...

This Summer, Be Wary of Fish Fraud

Ted Danson | Posted 08.02.2011 | Green
Ted Danson

What if the fish you find in the market isn't what you think it is? According to a new report by Oceana, U.S. consumers are frequently served a completely different fish species than the one they paid for.

Students Discover Through DNA Testing That New York Fish Is Often Mislabeled

NYT | John Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Many New York sushi restaurants and seafood markets are playing a game of bait and switch, say two high school students turned high-tech sleuths. In ...