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Oceana Study Reveals Misrepresentation of America’s Favourite Seafood

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Thursday, October 30, 2014

Oceana released a new study today that reveals misrepresentation of America’s favourite seafood – shrimp – across the United States. In the only known study of its kind in the U.S., DNA testing confirmed that 30 percent of the 143 shrimp products tested from 111 grocery stores and restaurants were misrepresented. Oceana also found that consumers are often provided with little information about the shrimp they purchase, including where and how it was caught or farmed, making it difficult, if not impossible, for them to make informed choices. ...
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