Category Archives: Fraud

SALT 101: Seafood Alliance for Legality & Traceability webinar & Survey re. most challenging issues around traceability

Continue reading SALT 101: Seafood Alliance for Legality & Traceability webinar & Survey re. most challenging issues around traceability

Bluefin tuna season 2018: EU determined to maintain control standards & guarantee recovery trend in eastern bluefin tuna stock; “Constant surveillance” needed

Continue reading Bluefin tuna season 2018: EU determined to maintain control standards & guarantee recovery trend in eastern bluefin tuna stock; “Constant surveillance” needed

ILLEGALLY-labelled (Marine Harvest) salmon imported from Vietnam seized in China… just as PM Nicola Sturgeon on trade mission in China

Continue reading ILLEGALLY-labelled (Marine Harvest) salmon imported from Vietnam seized in China… just as PM Nicola Sturgeon on trade mission in China

ANTARCTICA: Two more IUU vessels arrested; Had been using African coastal ports as hideaways to avoid detection – COLTO

Continue reading ANTARCTICA: Two more IUU vessels arrested; Had been using African coastal ports as hideaways to avoid detection – COLTO

ISOTOPE Fingerprinting & traceability, CoC: “For the first time, we can differentiate organic, conventional, and wild salmon from different origins…”

Continue reading ISOTOPE Fingerprinting & traceability, CoC: “For the first time, we can differentiate organic, conventional, and wild salmon from different origins…”

SALT: New Alliance aims to “tackle illegal fishing by improving seafood supply chains”; U.S. AID & Foundations-funded

Continue reading SALT: New Alliance aims to “tackle illegal fishing by improving seafood supply chains”; U.S. AID & Foundations-funded

“CITIZEN science”: DNA testing reveals limited (1-7%) seafood fraud by Canadian retailers – SeaChoice research

Continue reading “CITIZEN science”: DNA testing reveals limited (1-7%) seafood fraud by Canadian retailers – SeaChoice research

“TRANSPARENCY is coming to the fore”: Expanding sustainable [sea]food market bringing fraud risks; Organic & eco-labelled foods at high risk

Continue reading “TRANSPARENCY is coming to the fore”: Expanding sustainable [sea]food market bringing fraud risks; Organic & eco-labelled foods at high risk

DEFINING [sea]food ‘fraud’: New European terminology standard will be out in 2018 & ‘Food Authenticity Research Network Hub’ in pipeline

Continue reading DEFINING [sea]food ‘fraud’: New European terminology standard will be out in 2018 & ‘Food Authenticity Research Network Hub’ in pipeline

‘SUSTAINABILITY ranking’ of UK pubs & restaurants: “High street eateries and pubs falling short on seafood sustainability” – MCS & Fish2fork

Continue reading ‘SUSTAINABILITY ranking’ of UK pubs & restaurants: “High street eateries and pubs falling short on seafood sustainability” – MCS & Fish2fork

50 of the world’s largest businesses, retailers & fishing firms pledge to stop illegal tuna fishing & related forced labour on the High Seas by 2020; WEF brokers deal

Continue reading 50 of the world’s largest businesses, retailers & fishing firms pledge to stop illegal tuna fishing & related forced labour on the High Seas by 2020; WEF brokers deal

BESTER or better… DNA tracing enables identification of Beluga species from a single caviar egg

Continue reading BESTER or better… DNA tracing enables identification of Beluga species from a single caviar egg

OSLO meeting: Attention turns to implementation at first Meeting of Parties on Port State Measures Agreement; #SDG14

Continue reading OSLO meeting: Attention turns to implementation at first Meeting of Parties on Port State Measures Agreement; #SDG14

WALMART lawsuit alleges that three major tuna brands colluded to fix prices; Two Bumble Bee VPs plead guilty & will cooperate with Feds

Continue reading WALMART lawsuit alleges that three major tuna brands colluded to fix prices; Two Bumble Bee VPs plead guilty & will cooperate with Feds

TRACKING fish: International guidelines on catch documentation schemes approach finish line; New tools for tackling ‘pernicious problem’ of IUU fish;

Continue reading TRACKING fish: International guidelines on catch documentation schemes approach finish line; New tools for tackling ‘pernicious problem’ of IUU fish;

INVESTIGATION launched into Hector’s dolphin deaths; Fines of up to $100,000 for fishers failing to report capture

Continue reading INVESTIGATION launched into Hector’s dolphin deaths; Fines of up to $100,000 for fishers failing to report capture

U.S. Department of Agriculture issues recall of U.S./Mississippi-raised catfish for fears of illegal/banned Malachite Green & Leucomalachite Green use

Continue reading U.S. Department of Agriculture issues recall of U.S./Mississippi-raised catfish for fears of illegal/banned Malachite Green & Leucomalachite Green use