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Marine Stewardship Council Questions University of Hawaii Study's 'Scientific Rigour' After Claims of MSC-Certified Chilean Sea Bass Mislabeling
In August, a report by the University of Hawaii at Mānoa criticized the labeling practices of the Marine Stewardship Council in regards to its MSC-certified Chilean sea bass… 59 more words
According to a new study, mislabeling on seafood is exposing consumers to surprising levels of mercury.
The study by University of Hawaii at Mānoa published in PLos ONE is titled “Seafood Substitutions Obscure Patterns of Mercury Contamination in Patagonian Toothfish (Dissostichus eleginoides) or ‘Chilean Sea Bass.'” It found that the use of fish “substitutions,” or fish that is presented as the same species but comes from a different place of origin, are misleading and distort “the true abundance of fish in the sea, defrauds consumers and can also cause unwanted exposure to harmful pollutants.” 26 more words