DNA Tests Find "Disturbingly Widespread" Seafood Fraud

DNA Tests Find "Disturbingly Widespread" Seafood Fraud

If you’ve long suspected that the “mahi-mahi” on your plate may really be yellowtail, you now have science on your side: Researchers with the non-profit group Oceana have harnessed the power of forensic science to confirm that as much as half of all seafood sold in the U.S. is mislabeled. The group accuses the industry of “seafood fraud,” and is calling on the federal government to step in to more tightly regulate fisheries and related businesses.