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Hawaiian Seafood Is Caught by Undocumented Workers Confined to Ships Like Slaves

An investigation found that hundreds are employed catching fish off the coasts of Hawaii and California on boats they can’t leave.

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American Catch

We are “a seafood debtor nation,” with imported seafood gracing more than 85 percent of our plates. Why not embrace the ocean bounty that can still be found off America’s shores, Paul Greenberg’s book asks.

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Seafood Fraud Abounds in the United States (Video)

Behold another example of the collapse of U.S. regulatory structure: One of the largest seafood fraud investigations in the world found that one-third of seafood products sold in restaurants and grocery stores across the country were mislabeled according to Food and Drug Administration standards.

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The Ick in Your Shrimp

Seafood consumed in restaurants like Red Lobster is likely to be imported from foreign factory-style farms, where antibiotics, bacteria and carcinogenic drugs are found in products that often go uninspected by the Food and Drug Administration.

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Fished Out

The world will run out of seafood by 2048 if current trends of overfishing, pollution and other environmental factors continue apace, a new study has concluded.

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