Skip to comments.New Study Shows 59% of “Tuna” Sold in the U.S. Isn’t Tuna
Posted on 03/03/2013 12:05:25 AM PST by Zakeet
This is just the latest revelation in the stealth inflation and food fraud theme I have written about frequently in recent months. The non-profit group Oceana took samples of 1,215 fish sold in the U.S. and genetic tests found that that 59% of those labeled tuna were mislabeled.
It seems that white tuna should be avoided in particular as 84% of fish samples labeled 'white tuna' were actually escolar, a fish that can cause prolonged, uncontrollable, oily anal leakage.
Oh and if you live in my hometown of New York City, you should pay particular attention:
Big Apple has big problem with seafood fraud: 94 percent of tuna and more than three quarters of sushi samples in New York City mislabeled.
Of the 142 fish samples collected in New York, 39 percent were mislabeled. New York City led the nation with the highest occurrence of mislabeled salmon as well as the highest amount of fraud among salmon collected from grocery stores and restaurants.
The full report from Oceana can be found here.
Sure you didn’t order the turtle?
aha, so it’s just another leftwing “faux NGO” scam.
source of funds:
- millions in direct govt funding
- millions from wealthy donors (for tax write-offs)
- handful of dollars from true believers
distribution of funds:
- millions into the pockets of the Board members
- millions to “campaign funds” of appropriate politicians
- handful of dollars spent on flyers and press releases
There are literally thousands of these money-laundering groups. Thousands upon thousands.
That’s worth more than 2 pennies, FRiend.
Copper River - yep. Worth every penny for a melt-in-mouth experience.
I read that at one time lobster was food for the peasants. Until (was it a Vanderbilt?) by mistake got a bowl of some lobster bisque meant for the help.
"Zer0's holding another press conference?"
I hate it when I have oily anal leakage.
I still like a little tuna with my Dolphin. Yummy!
A couple years ago I had some home canned tuna and it tasted like the tuna I grew up with, the crap they sell you in the can now is awful.
84% of fish samples labeled 'white tuna' were actually escolar, a fish that can cause prolonged, uncontrollable, oily anal leakage.Okay, but is it fish oil? Because, y'know, that's good for ya. ;')
Ahh yes, a fan of Weemsco Tuna.
I know of some folks who are analyzing fish flesh to see what species it actually is. A problem is that they get a lot of noise and double ladders because they are using as a marker a mitochondrial protein which, though species-specific, shares enough homology to all the other instances of that protein to generate other copies during PCR, probably from bacteria on the surface of their samples. If it’s a small amount, then it will be amplified by a relatively small amount and the primary sequence can still be read.
There’s an “oily anal leakage” ping list? Who knew!
“oily anal leakage”
The homosexual agenda knows no bounds.
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