lundi 4 mars 2013

60% du thon vendu aux USA n'est pas du thon

Encore un article avec de vrais morceaux de progrès et de modernité dedans...

New Study Shows 59% of “Tuna” Sold in the U.S. Isn’t Tuna
ZeroHedge, Michael Krieger, 03/03/2013 (traduire en Français texte en anglais )
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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.

Bon appétit!

1 commentaire:

  1. Vu que la plupart des especes de thon sont menacées d'extinction pour cause de supêche, est ce vraiment étonnant ? (http://www.maxisciences.com/surp%EAche/surpeche-5-especes-de-thons-sur-8-sont-menacees_art15630.html)

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