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2011-07-15 14:30:48

Less expensive species are labeled and sold as cod while environmental impact of purchases is concealed by product labels 28% of cod products in Ireland are mislabelled, as compared to 7% in the UK, according to research published today in the journal Fish and Fisheries. This is the first time that researchers have compared the labelling of cod products sold in Ireland and the UK. Both countries operate under the same EU policies for seafood traceability and labelling. Using a DNA barcoding...


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2007-06-24 19:56:44

Pollock (or Pollack, pronounced the same and listed first in most UK and US dictionaries) is the common name used for either of the two species of marine fish in the Pollachius genus. Both P. pollachius and P. virens are commonly referred to as Pollock. Other names for P. pollachius include the Atlantic Pollock, European Pollock, Lieu Jaune, and Pollock, while P. virens is sometimes known as Boston Blues (separate from Bluefish), Coalfish or Saithe. Both species can grow to 3 ft 6 in (1.07...

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