In the world of seafood, looks can be very deceiving. And unfortunately for anyone who buys fish, it’s easy for people above you in the supply chain to sell you something other than what you want.
Oceana, a conservation group, has been beating the drum about seafood mislabeling for a while. Back in February, the organization released a that found that 33 percent of the seafood it sampled at retail outlets in 21 states was mislabeled. (Note: The sampling was not randomized, so the findings should be taken with a grain of salt.)
This month, Oceana hosted with the National Aquarium in Washington, D.C., to prove once again how easy it is to become a victim of seafood fraud.
“It’s nearly impossible for anyone – even experts — to tell the difference between many species of fish,” Beth Lowell, Oceana’s campaign director, tells The Salt.
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