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Interesting article from The Guardian on imported seafood:

"Earlier this summer, President Obama announced an ambitious new policy to combat illegal fishing with tougher requirements on seafood entering US markets. At present, 20%-30% of seafood is thought to be caught through illegal, unreported or unregulated fishing – and half may be mislabeled. At the same time, recent investigative reports from the Guardian have uncovered slave-like conditions on Thai fishing boats, raising a wellspring of concern from activist consumers, as well as multinational retailers accused of sourcing from supply chains that use slave labor."

To read more:

http://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/2014/sep/01/seafood-industry-overfishing-acidic-oceans-labor-human-rights-crab-tuna-whole-foods-walmart-costco-certified