CNBC to Broadcast 'Oceans of Crime' Program Slamming the Seafood Industry on February 17th
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [SeafoodNews] February 8, 2018
The documentary "Oceans of Crime," will be broadcast on CNBC on Saturday, February 17th at 8pm ET/PT. The program looks at IUU fishing and human trafficking and will likely be highly inflamatory towards the seafood industry.
CNBC's publicity says the "documentary reported by Ted Kemp uncovers a fascinating and disturbing crime story set in in one of the most lawless places on earth: our oceans, where perpetrators feed an illegal seafood supply chain and victims of human trafficking are forced to serve aboard commercial fishing vessels for years at a time. It's all part of a multi-billion dollar outlaw industry funded by the global appetite for salmon, tuna, sushi, and other seafood. Americans alone consume nearly five billion pounds of seafood every year, though many are unaware of the massive human and environmental wreckage left by illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing."
"CNBC investigates the little-known and sometimes shocking means by which seafood arrives at our grocery stores and restaurants..
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