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Annals of food fraud: eel smuggling

5 days ago   |   By Food Politics

I am indebted to Politico Morning Agriculture for this riveting item: Major Seafood Dealer and Eight Individuals Indicted for International Wildlife Trafficking
The Justice Department's Environment and Natural Resources Division, Environmental Crimes Section, unsealed an indictment charging a major seafood distributor and eight of its employees and associates with smuggling, Lacey Act violations and conspiracy to violate the Endangered Species Act, stemming from their trafficking in large volumes of highly imperiled eels.
The mind boggles.
Who knew that eel poaching and smuggling are major...
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