Friday, May 6, 2016

The Fish on Your Dish May Not Be the Salmon You Sought

Salmon is salmon, right? Well, yes, in a manner of speaking, but there are also several different varieties of America’s most popular fish dish.

And if you don’t know your Chinook from your Chilean or your Alaskan from your Atlantic, you could be on the receiving end of a salmon fraud that has nutrition and fishery experts increasingly worried.

A while back in  Seafood Fraud: What’s Really On Your Dish? we wrote about how environmental research group Oceana discovered that many types of seafood were mislabeled, intentionally otherwise, and that as many as 87% of some fish types were wrongly described in grocery stores and restaurants.

Click here to read the full article. 

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