A story came out last week about two teenage girls who uncovered what probably a lot of us were thinking-that the sushi you eat, is not always the sushi you order. The girls took many types of sushi, sent them to a lab and compared the DNA of there fish to the 5,500 fish in the global fish library.
The results showed that 25 percent of the sushi was mislabeled-often replaced by a cheaper alternative. White tuna was actually tilapia, and most disturbing, red snapper was actually Arcadian Redfish and endangered species.
Although the two students from Trinity high school said that it didn't defer them from eating seafood, I think it certainly should make us think twice about the next Japanese restaurant we sit down at. In fact, this study should make us think twice about all the seafood we consume.
Another article out of Australia, which pointed out that information on seafood is hard to come by. If you want to order fish and chips, they ask, which fish should it be. The article highlights Marine Conservation Organizations listings for which seafood is good to eat or not.
Here are a few other resources you can look at to figure out whether your eating a fish thats probably better off in the ocean-
FishPhone-Where you can text message fish names and receive an eco message in return.
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