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Deep Dive Interview with Sayara Thurston, Seafood Fraud and DNA Testing with Oceana Canada

Deep Dive Interview with Sayara Thurston, Seafood Fraud and DNA Testing with Oceana Canada

Update: 2021-07-01
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What's for dinner? Are we having sustainably caught Arctic Char from right here in Canada? Or are we easting an endangered species illegally caught from halfway around the world?

Well unless you have a DNA testing kit there's no way to know. Seafood in Canada has been shown to be labelled incorrectly 47% of the time so you really have no idea what you are actually eating. How can we help support our honest fishermen and women and stop supporting criminal fishing organizations and save our oceans?

Well tuning into today's podcast is a great place to learn from the experts who are working hard to sort this issue out!

Everyone we spoke with directed us to talk to the team from Oceana Canada who discovered 47% of the seafood tested from across Canada was labelled incorrectly. We spoke with  Sayara Thurston who is a Seafood Fraud Campaigner about this complicated issue and how Oceana Canada is taking it head on!


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Deep Dive Interview with Sayara Thurston, Seafood Fraud and DNA Testing with Oceana Canada

Deep Dive Interview with Sayara Thurston, Seafood Fraud and DNA Testing with Oceana Canada

David Evans / Sayara Thurston