‘Wild’ Salmon May Be Straight from the Farm, NY Report Finds

A report found that farmed salmon was frequently sold as wild, and fish sold as red snapper or lemon sole were more often different varieties.

  • Published 14 December 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — That wild sockeye salmon in the refrigerated aisle may be straight from the fish farm, New York's attorney general said in a report released Friday. The report from Attorney General Barbara Underwood found that more than one-fourth of the seafood her office sampled in a statewide supermarket survey was mislabeled, typically as a more expensive or more sustainably fished species. "We're taking enforcement action, and consumers should be alert and demand… Read at AP News