• Consumer Protection Blog

    Research Malpractice?

    A word of warning to reporters who might have come across a press release promoting a little-known study that purports to look at the benefits and risks associated with eating fish. The study claims i...

  • Consumer Protection Blog

    Time For An Update; Today.com Reports Yesterday’s Science

    September 1, 2015 Madelyn Fernstrom Health & Nutrition Editor Today.com Dear Ms. Fernstrom, Today.com’s recent article Eating fish 2-3 times a week is recommended: What about ever...

  • Health Blog

    Too Much Consumer Reports, Too Much Misinformation

    Consumer Reports is back at it with another error-ridden, alarmist take on tuna and health. We had some fun last time pointing out the absurdity of much of the magazine's nutrition-based recommendatio...

  • Health Blog

    TIME magazine continues to fail its readers

    After our initial letter to TIME magazine, they were unwilling to make any changes, but suggested we send something forinclusionin an update to the piece. We have little faith they will use any signif...

  • Health Blog

    It’s time for TIME magazine to get it right about tuna

    March 27, 2015 Meredith Long
    Publisher Mandy Oaklander
    Author of tuna story/health editor Nancy Gibbs
    Managing Editor - TIME Edward Felsenthal
    Managing editor of Time.com Andrea D...

  • Health Blog

    Can Dr. Oz Make You Sick?

    Mehmet Oz, more popularly known as Dr. Oz on his daytime television talk show, purports to give his audience health tips and advice to improve their lives. But for years Oz has earned a reputation for...

  • Sustainability Blog

    NBCNews.com Replaces Reality, Regulation and History with Hyperbole

    A story this week on NBCnews.com about the state of the seafood industry is packed with sensationalism and hyperbole, yet absent much of the real science, facts and figures that drive actual sustainab...

  • Sustainability Blog

    EWG & MPP Offer Well-Crafted, Nonsensical Rantings for the Record

    This week the Environmental Working Group (EWG) and Mercury Policy Project (MMP) continue a tradition of embarrassingly out-of-step public proclamations. The duos latest ramblings expose the groups as...

  • Health Blog

    Quartz Story Only Tells Half The Tale

    February 18, 2015Kevin Delaney
    Editor in Chief
    Business, Science
    QuartzVIA EMAILDear Mr. Delaney,I am writing to address editorial concerns with your online article, The mercury level i...

  • Health Blog

    Feng Shui and Fish Faceoff

    Sometimes infographics are funny. Sometimes they are enlightening. Sometimes theyre just plain wrong and make the people who promote them look um whats the word ignorant. Right, thats it ignorant. Cas...

Media Blog

    GG CCTV Screen GrabWhether it’s the tip of a hat for a job well done or a demand for correction keep up with NFI’s latest media work on the Media Blog from NFI's Vice President for Communications Gavin Gibbons.