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Was Your Seafood Dinner Illegally Caught?

Thursday, May 01, 2014

The United States imports nearly 90 percent of its seafood, and according to a new study, nearly a third of imported seafood is caught illegally. Journalist Richard Conniff talks about illegal catches, mislabeled fish, seafood trafficking, and what is being done about the problem.

Guests:

Richard Conniff

Comments [2]

Amy from Manhattan

What *is* the law on seafood? Is there a unified national law, or does it vary in different countries or regions?

And has Japan actually stopped whaling, now that they've agreed to?

May. 01 2014 01:56 PM
CK from Westchester

Would love to buy American. Good luck finding it. Even in places that label the origin, hard to find anything caught in the US. Short of going out to my local pond and fishing, I think it's hard to manage this problem as a consumer.

May. 01 2014 01:55 PM

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