Rethinking solutions to seafood fraud

Seafood served on a plateASU Center for Biodiversity Outcomes Associate Director for Conservation Evidence Samantha Cheng coauthored a paper titled “Rethinking solutions to seafood fraud” published in Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment – a publication of the Ecological Society of America. The paper explains their growing effort to build capacity to detect and trace seafood mislabeling, devise improvements to regulations, and build awareness in the city of Los Angeles. “Seafood mislabeling is a pervasive problem that economically defrauds consumers, weakens the stability of marine fisheries, undermines food security, and potentially compromises human rights” explains the authors.