Special report | Fishy business
Handshake deals and vague invoices make it easy for mislabeling — intentional or not — to take place at the expense of consumers who end up paying more for inferior seafood.
Legislation would impose fines on places that mislabel seafood and make Mass. the first state to ban escolar, known as the “ex-lax” fish.
Frozen fish from the supermarket often has an excess of ice — and consumers are paying the price.
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