The general press and the deliberations of CJLS (henceforth: the Law Committee) have together flagged an issue that I have to report to you about.
In December of last year a disturbing report appeared in the NY Times (and similar on NPR and in other media outlets). Its headline read:
Tests Say Mislabeled Fish Is a Widespread Problem
(for the full article see http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/11/science/earth/tests-call-mislabeled-fish-a-widespread-problem-in-new-york.html?partner=rss&emc=rss&_r=0)
I bring you part of its text:
Fish is frequently misidentified on menus and grocery store counters in New York City, even at expensive restaurants and specialty shops, DNA testing for a new study found.