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Fish Mislabeling Rampant: 87% of Snapper Isn't

A third of fish aren't labeled correctly; worst offenders are sushi joints

(Newser) - OK, it's not horse meat, but fish mislabeling is rampant across the US, a 20-state study finds . Up to a third of restaurant and grocery-store seafood is labeled incorrectly, the Washington Post reports. Looking at specific varieties, the figures get even starker: Some 94% of so-called tuna in New... More »

70-Year-Old Lobster Deserves Freedom

Larry's plight stirs conscience of restaurant writer

(Newser) - Restaurant writer Ryan Sutton has dined on his share of lobsters, but the plight of one venerable crustacean has left him without an appetite. "Larry" is a 70-year-old lobster at New York's Oceana restaurant awaiting its fate as a $275 entree. Sutton admits he's never given much thought to... More »

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