• Health Blog

    Snakeoil Salesmen at it Again

    The sensational story about tilapia seen this week in the “Healthy Food Team” and “Danified.com” is nothing short of embarrassing. The alarmist article dispenses hyperbole about tilapia that h...

  • Sustainability Blog

    Journalistic Failures of Newsweak

    It’s embarrassing from a reporting perspective for Newsweek to allow the narrative and the voices in this seafood sustainability piece to go unchallenged, when governments across the globe are spear...

  • Sustainability Blog

    Greenpeace bottomed out?

    Greenpeace’s credibility has been plummeting for years. Stunts like damaging Peru’s ancient Nazca lines and holding dance parties on multi-million dollar yachts have exposed Greenpeace as an organ...

  • Consumer Protection Blog

    Greenpeace & the Irony of Advertising Its Own Failure

    Promoting the next in its long line of colossal failures, Greenpeace targets American tuna companies by attacking them on billboards that are thinly disguised fundraising tools designed to fill their ...

  • Consumer Protection Blog

    Newsweek Botches Advice to Parents

    A recent article from Newsweek by Melania Juntti [11 Foods You Should Never Feed Your Kids] recklessly includes canned tuna among foods parents should not feed their children. This is not only wron...

  • Consumer Protection Blog

    Repackaged, Warmed-Over PR Ploys From Greenpeace: Different Hashtag, Same Scam

    How many times can Greenpeace recycle the same old publicity stunts before they finally exhaust the gullibility of the news media?  That seems to be the wager behind the global fundraising organizati...

  • Health Blog

    New York Times Falls Victim To Its Own Warning

    Over at the New York Times, Jim Windolf astutely notes that the American media has a corrosive habit of fomenting hysteria over nonexistent health threats, and that we’d probably be better off tunin...

  • Consumer Protection Blog

    More Dangerous Misinformation from Consumer Reports

    More than a year after the Food and Drug Administration definitively called out Consumer Reports for its feckless and dangerous misinformation on tuna, the group continues to peddle the same pseudo-sc...

  • 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...

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.