59% of the 'Tuna' Americans Eat Is Not Tuna

28/02/2013 14:16
 

Nonprofit ocean protection group Oceana took 1,215 samples of fish from across the United States and genetically tested them in order to bring us the following astonishing facts:

  • 59% of the fish labeled "tuna" sold at restaurants and grocery stores in the US is not tuna.
  • Sushi restaurants were far more likely to mislabel their fish than grocery stores or other restaurants.

What's for dinner at your local sushi joint? Pretty much anything but what's on the menu.Oceana

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