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How Well Do You Know Your Fish Fillet? Even Chefs Can Be Fooled

How Well Do You Know Your Fish Fillet? Even Chefs Can Be Fooled

| June 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Oceana, a conservation group, has been beating the drum about seafood mislabeling. An interactive dinner hosted by the group helped prove how easy it is for anyone to become a victim of seafood fraud.

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One In Three Fish Sold At Restaurants And Grocery Stores Is Mislabeled

One In Three Fish Sold At Restaurants And Grocery Stores Is Mislabeled

| February 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Fish fraud is often just a form of swindling when a cheap fish, like tilapia, is sold as pricy red snapper. But a conservation group says it also puts consumers at risk of health issues and makes it harder to avoid buying fish that are being overfished.

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KQED’s Forum: Farmers Market Fraud?

KQED’s Forum: Farmers Market Fraud?

| June 11, 2011 | 2 Comments

How can you be sure those cherries or plums from the farmers market are really local or organic? Last year, a TV station in Los Angeles found vendors making false claims — including stalls selling produce bought from wholesalers. KQED’s Forum discusses new proposals to increase enforcement, and find out how consumers can ensure they’re getting the genuine artichoke.

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