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(ABC)   Seafood vendors in NYC once again pull the old bait and switch   (abcnews.go.com) divider line 6
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1874 clicks; posted to Business » on 12 Dec 2012 at 7:56 AM (2 years ago)   |  Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»



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2012-12-12 08:19:50 AM  
Pretty much the only way to make sure you are getting what you ordered is to catch the fish yourself. Or order salmon / catfish...there is no faking that.
 
2012-12-12 08:32:47 AM  
"Are you sure this is Red Snapper?"

"Absolutely, yes sir!"

"There are tentacles though..."

"An octopus must have got him at the last moment. He's probably hiding amongst the imperial stuffing."
 
2012-12-12 08:55:30 AM  
I'm actually going to blame the consumer for part of this.

There's a lot of fish with "unattractive names" that aren't commercially successful because dumbasses aren't familiar with it them but they taste exactly the same as more common fish, to the point where you need DNA testing to tell what exactly kind of fish it is.

IE, this is all the fault of you picky fools!
 
2012-12-12 09:53:55 AM  

H31N0US: Pretty much the only way to make sure you are getting what you ordered is to catch the fish yourself. Or order salmon / catfish...there is no faking that.


The list in the article has salmon right on it. Although if you mistake rainbow trout for salmon, you're an idiot.
 
2012-12-12 11:02:18 AM  
Happens a lot in Florida as well. Native fish such as fresh Grouper, commands prices way up into the $20 a pound range. Easy for restaurants to sub $4 tilapia for just about anything you order, especially at "touristy" type places.
 
2012-12-12 12:13:41 PM  

MacEnvy: H31N0US: Pretty much the only way to make sure you are getting what you ordered is to catch the fish yourself. Or order salmon / catfish...there is no faking that.

The list in the article has salmon right on it. Although if you mistake rainbow trout for salmon, you're an idiot.

the same way p.t. barnum sold a truckload of while salmon. by sticking labels on them that said "guaranteed not to go pink in the can".

 
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