Finallly, A Plan to Combat Seafood Fraud!
For years consumers had been mislead and outright presented with fraud on their plates. Eating perch instead of what the menu says is red snapper; pollack instead of crab, an assortment of mysterious whitefish instead of Cod, Haddock and Sole. The list goes on. One of the goals of Put Your Best Fish Forward is to teach the consumer the differences between the various species of fish and what questions to ask their fishmonger when it comes to buying sustainable seafood.
Finally, the government has come up with an 'Action Plan' to combat illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing and seafood fraud. Read the full story here.
Picture credit to NOAA.