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Why 500 Million U.S. Seafood Meals Get Dumped In The Sea

Why 500 Million U.S. Seafood Meals Get Dumped In The Sea

| March 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

Nine American fisheries together throw overboard as much as 340 million pounds of fish and other species they were not trying to catch, a report finds. Much of it is perfectly edible fish.

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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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