Todayâ€™s New York Times features a great story about seafood fraud -- and guess whose report is front and center?
Thatâ€™s right, Oceanaâ€™s new report, â€śBait and Switchâ€ť forms the core of the article, and our chief scientist Mike Hirshfield has several excellent quotes, including the following, which was the â€śQuote of the Dayâ€ť in the NYTâ€™s e-mail news digest:
â€śIf youâ€™re ordering steak, you would never be served horse meat,â€ť said Dr. Hirshfield of Oceana. â€śBut you can easily be ordering snapper and get tilapia or Vietnamese catfish.â€ť
Itâ€™s great to see that seafood fraud is getting so much attention, and weâ€™re hopeful that it means thereâ€™s change on the horizon -- you can take action right now by telling the FDA that our seafood needs to be safe, legal, and honestly labeled.
Read the full article in the Times and please pass it on!