WASHINGTON — While 84% of the seafood eaten in the United States is imported, only 2% is inspected, and less than 0.001% is inspected specifically for fraud, according to “Bait and Switch: How Seafood Fraud Hurts Our Oceans, Our Wallets and Our Health,” a new report from Oceana, an international advocacy group focused on protecting the world's oceans. This lack of oversight has led to a variety of problems, including short-weighting, falsification of import/export ...
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