Fake Fish: Experts Say Mislabeling of Seafood Is Risky Business

Tilapia for red snapper; catfish for grouper; oil fish standing in for cod; farm-raised shrimp and salmon in place of wild caught. These are just some of the common swaps that Will Gergits says his company, Therion International, sees when it conducts simple, inexpensive DNA testing on fish. "It's a real problem," Gergits said. "We see substitution quite frequently. It makes me angry." A new report released this week says recent studies have found that seafood may be mislabeled as often...Full Story
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