The Many Faces of Food Fraud

We tend to have a limited view of fraud in the seafood industry:

  • Intentionally packing short weight product by including the weight of the glaze as part of the net weight of the product
  • Selling fish as a different species
  • Transshipping product through another country to avoid paying duties or complying with FDA import alert

But look at these other examples of fraud that FDA has dealt with in the past week:

It’s amazing what people are willing to do.