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Seafood Fraud Reports

See below for national and regional testing reports, and related media coverage:

National Seafood Fraud Report

  1. Fishy fakes common in restaurants
    Source: USA Today
    February 21, 2013
  2. Survey Finds That Fish Are Often Not What Label Says
    Source: The New York Times
    February 21, 2013
  3. One-third of seafood mislabeled, study finds
    Source: The Washington Post
    February 21, 2013
  4. Buyer beware: Mislabeled fish in restaurants, grocery stores
    Source: FOX News
    February 21, 2013
  5. 33% of seafood in the U.S. mislabeled
    Source: CNN
    February 21, 2013


New York Seafood Fraud Report

  1. Tests Say Mislabeled Fish Is a Widespread Problem
    Source: The New York Times
    December 11, 2012
  2. Seafood Sleuthing Reveals Pervasive Fish Fraud In New York City
    Source: National Public Radio
    December 11, 2012
  3. Report: Seafood replaced with cheaper fish
    Source: The Today Show
    December 11, 2012
  4. Buyer beware: fishy trick baits customers
    Source: NBC Nightly News
    December 11, 2012
  5. Fish sold in New York is routinely mislabeled: study
    Source: Reuters
    December 11, 2012


South Florida Seafood Fraud Report

  1. Fish you buy may not be what you think
    Source: The Miami Herald
    July 23, 2012
  2. Bait and switch: fish fraud flourishes
    Source: South Florida Sun Sentinel
    July 23, 2012


Los Angeles Seafood Fraud Report

  1. DNA testing finds evidence of widespread seafood fraud
    Source: FOX News
    April 23, 2012
  2. Seafood in L.A. frequently mislabeled, group says
    Source: Los Angeles Times
    April 17, 2012
  3. Seafood fraud: Many fish mislabeled in SoCal
    Source: San Diego Union Tribune
    May 26, 2012


Boston Seafood Fraud Report

  1. On the menu, but not on your plate
    Source: The Boston Globe | PDF
    October 23, 2011