• Consumer Protection Blog

    Word is Out

    Seafood fraud and NFI members efforts to eliminate fraud have been brought front and center to the American public this week with the NCWM release of preliminary results of the investigation by states...

  • Consumer Protection Blog

    Post Commits Sin Of Omission

    More than once I have bemoaned the fact that one media outlet or another did a story on seafood and did not reach out to use NFI as a resource. I maintain its rather difficult to write a story about t...

  • Safety Blog

    Direct Line to FDA

    Unless you have a direct line to FDAs Division of Compliance Policy it is often difficult to understand how the agency interprets the Federal Food Drug and Cosmetic Act. This is the law that defines w...

  • Consumer Protection Blog

    Catchy Headline in Our Future?

    CBP does a great job of publicizing their successes. This releasecame across my email recently Baltimore CBP Flexes Muscles Over Phony Fitness Gear. Clever headline, made me read more.CBP aggressivel...

  • Health Blog

    Greek-style mahi mahi

    Here is a belated look at the Greek-style mahi mahi I greeted my visitors with when they arrived on Sunday. My sister Carlie loves lemons (to the point where she gets the extremely zippy lemon chi...

  • Consumer Protection Blog

    Let’s Be Honest With Ourselves

    Lets be honest. If you havent seen stories in the media recently about an increased interest in ferreting out seafood fraud youve been living under a rock. Busts for short-weighted fish, mislabeled sp...

  • Uncategorized Blog

    Better Seafood Bureau Called reputable representatives ferreting out false marketing

    The headlines are everywhere; Fish Tale Has DNA Hook, DNA testing uncovers suspect sushi, Expensive fish mislabeled. Is it culinary fraud or an accident? Some serious science appears to have exposed ...