Canada's Seafood Labels Get a Failing Grade Compared to EU, US Say Canadian Groups
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Waterloo Region Record] by Michael Tutton - March 17, 2017
Halifax - Environmental groups are giving Canada's seafood labelling requirements an F grade due to their lack of details compared to American and European packaging standards.
The report card released Thursday said Canada has the vaguest labelling descriptions of fish products of the three jurisdictions. It said that is increasing the risk of misrepresentation of what's being sold.
Colleen Turlo, a spokesperson from the Halifax-based Ecology Action Centre and co-author of the study, says basics like the species' scientific name, along with how and where the fish...
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