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Was Your Seafood Dinner Illegally Caught?

Posted by Richard Conniff on May 1, 2014

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Check out my interview with Leonard Lopate, WNYC, on the illegal seafood being sold in your supermarket. It runs about 10 minutes. (But life is precious, so skip the first 37 seconds.)

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.

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