September 21, 2008
Mislabeled restaurant fish
Last night I went out for dinner with some bicycling buddies. I ordered some sort of white fish. I don't remember what kind of fish it was supposed to be. It was good, but who knows what it really was? Sergei Lemberg's LemonJustice Blog has a post about a teen science project that analyzed restaurant fish and found it often to be mislabeled.
When we go out to a restaurant and peruse the menu, it’s a reasonable assumption that we’ll be served the dish that we order. Likewise, when we’re doing our grocery shopping, there’s no reason to believe that the products we buy are misrepresented. Until now, that is.
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That's disturbing, but you are right how would you know what you are really being served. Just close your eyes and chew!
Posted by: Lauren Harrington | Sep 25, 2008 9:08:11 PM