Petition to Stop Seafood Fraud - Oceana

Report | October, 2012

Petition to Stop Seafood Fraud


More than 500 chefs, restaurant owners and culinary leaders are calling on the United States government to require that ‘seafood is traceable in order to prevent seafood fraud and keep illegal fish out of the U.S. market.’ The letter, led by sustainable chef Barton Seaver, has signatories from nearly all 50 states, including top chefs Mario Batali, Rick Bayless, Daniel Boulud, Thomas Keller, Jacques Pepin, Eric Ripert and Michael Symon, who are all ‘committed to serving seafood that protects our oceans, our wallets and our health.