Mislabeling is common in the seafood industry even as consumer demand for local and sustainable food grows. In the end, it’s better for everyone to make the supply process transparent.
Seafood and A Healthy Diet
Subsistence fishing is a mix of culture and economics in eastern North Carolina.
Advocates say attaining and maintaining sustainability in the seafood industry means recognizing and balancing the ways society, culture, economy and ecology are all interconnected.
“Sustainability” has multiple meanings, but in the context of seafood, the word has social, economic and environmental implications. Second in our continuing series examining the role and sustainability of seafood in a healthy diet.
The national strategy focuses on improved access for Americans to more nutritious food options with more than 100 organizations and businesses ponying up more than $8 billion to help reach the plan’s goals.