‘Kiwigate’ Is France’s Latest Food Fraud Scam
Fruit producers passed Italian kiwis off as French so they could charge more per fruit and earned over $6 million in profit.
Researchers Say You Have No Idea What’s In Your Sushi
According to a report from the University of Salford, British sushi bars are selling products with mislabelled fish, including those that contain toxic and endangered species.
This Beekeeper Wants You to Stop Eating Counterfeit Honey
We spoke to Bee Local's Ryan LeBrun about bees, honey laundering, and the future of ethical honey harvesting in America.
This Kickstarter Campaign Could Change Commercial Fishing Forever
What if you could track the origins of your seafood minute-by-minute, from the first moment it lands on the dock?
Natalie B. Compton
New Arrests Have Been Made in the European Horsemeat Scandal
This week, British investigators arrested three men who played a role in bringing horsemeat to market in 2012.
Photos Show Vendors in China Using 'Sewer Shrimp' to Make Street Food
Wuhan have been selling shrimp balls that are made from the most unsavory of seafood, processed in pretty much the most nauseating way possible.
Italy Is Bleaching Old Seafood to Make It Look Fresh
The EU has warned the Italian Health Ministry to stop the practice of using water and hydrogen peroxide to bleach squid, cuttlefish, and octopus.
China Is Getting High on a Drug That Looks Like Milk Tea
According to Guiyang’s public security office, the wildly vague "milk tea drugs" are a new kind of ketamine (or dissociative anesthetic) powder—but one that is packaged to look just like plain old milk tea.