Deliberate mislabelling of seafood rife in South Korea, researchers find 

May 17, 2019 EcoVadis ‏‏‎


Fraudulent mislabelling of seafood is rampant in South Korea, where one-third of samples in a comprehensive DNA study were found to be mis-sold. More than half of all sushi samples (53.9%) proved to be wrongly labelled, as did over one-third of fresh fish (38.9%) and sashimi (33.6%) samples, according to a report published this week by the Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF).



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