Fishy Labelling Sparks Interest

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TORONTO – An recent article in the Toronto Star revealed that Canadian consumers may not be getting what they pay for when it comes to seafood. Research conducted at the University of Guelph’s Biodiversity Institute of Ontario determined that 25 per cent of some 500 fish samples collected from restaurants, fishmongers and grocery stores, from across the country, were mislabelled or misidentified. Robert Hanner, the global campaign coordinator for the project, called Barcode of Life (BOL), plans to showcase his findings at the third international BOL conference in Mexico City this week. To read the complete story, click here.

 

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