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New Study Shows 59% of “Tuna” Sold in the U.S. Isn’t Tuna
Zero Hedge ^ | March 2, 2013 | Michael Krieger

Posted on 03/03/2013 12:05:25 AM PST by Zakeet

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If you Right Wing Nuts would only pay more taxes so we could hire more inspectors ... and drink less soda!

1 posted on 03/03/2013 12:05:34 AM PST by Zakeet
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To: Zakeet

If nothing else, this thread has given me the name of a new punk rock band.

It also reminds me of a restaurant experience when I was a kid. I ordered red snapper, but got some random fish. When I complained that it wasn’t snapper, the waiter said, “It may seem different because most places serve it in the shell.” I may have been 9, but I knew it wasn’t red snapper and that fish of any sort was never served “in the shell.”


2 posted on 03/03/2013 12:14:05 AM PST by MediaMole
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To: Zakeet

Tuna = horse meat


3 posted on 03/03/2013 12:14:13 AM PST by nickcarraway
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To: Slings and Arrows

oily anal leakage ping.

that’s a first for both of us, yes?


4 posted on 03/03/2013 12:17:35 AM PST by glock rocks (No, the game never ends, when your whole world depends, on the turn of a friendy card.)
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To: Zakeet

‘The tuna just doesn’t taste as good.’


5 posted on 03/03/2013 12:17:46 AM PST by Ken H
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To: Zakeet
I didn't see sea scourge there. That is what most fish is. Remember when Pollock was pet food? it is being sold in fast food.
6 posted on 03/03/2013 12:17:55 AM PST by Domangart
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To: Ken H

That’s probably because it’s dolphin-free tuna. :=)


7 posted on 03/03/2013 12:22:02 AM PST by Bob
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To: glock rocks
oily anal leakage ping.

Zer0's holding another press conference?

8 posted on 03/03/2013 12:27:10 AM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Zakeet

Starkist is now Pigeon of the Sea? Sorry Charlie


9 posted on 03/03/2013 12:40:56 AM PST by vwbug
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To: glock rocks
...oily anal leakage

Well, I'm glad that mystery has been solved. Hello real tuna, goodbye skidmarks.

10 posted on 03/03/2013 12:48:36 AM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: Zakeet

What next? Taco Hell is serving horse, and Chicken of the Sea ain’t tuna???

What is KFC serving?


11 posted on 03/03/2013 12:53:39 AM PST by petitfour
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To: Zakeet

Well, Mayor, we put the cat back into the catfish. Meow Mix!


12 posted on 03/03/2013 1:09:46 AM PST by count-your-change (you don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough)
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To: Zakeet

How does a can get mislabeled in a store? I thought it was all labelled at the factory?

Do they mean that the factory is sending out cans of tuna that mainly contain other fish.

If that is the case, that is fraud, not mislabeling. They are misrepresenting their product, not mislabeling it.


13 posted on 03/03/2013 1:11:04 AM PST by Freedom_Is_Not_Free (Free goodies for all -- Freedom for none.)
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To: Zakeet

Getting closer and closer to Soylent Green.


14 posted on 03/03/2013 1:13:27 AM PST by randog (Tap into America!)
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To: Zakeet
wiki/Oceana_(non-profit_group)

Notable supporters

Actors Ted_Danson"Ted Danson and Sam Waterston are both on Oceana’s board of directors, but a variety of notable celebrities are supporters of the organization. Mad Men actress January Jones is the face of Oceana's "Scared for Sharks" campaign, and Private Practice star Kate Walsh filmed a PSA about sea turtles for Oceana. In 2010, Entourage actor Adrian Grenier swam with Atlantic bluefin tuna and filmed a PSA about the endangered fish. 'Glee' actress Jenna Ushkowitz has also worked closely with Oceana. On her birthday in 2011, she asked for donations to be made towards the organization instead of birthday gifts. Most recently, she teamed up with Closets for Causes and donated several pieces from her personal closet to raise money for the organization

In addition, U.S. swimmer Aaron Peirsol has led an open-water swim event for Oceana since 2007 called “The Race For the Oceans.” Other Oceana supporters include Ben Harper, Morgan Freeman, and End of the Line author Charles Clover.

Board of directors

Ted Danson founded the American Oceans Campaign in 1987.


15 posted on 03/03/2013 1:36:32 AM PST by higgmeister ( In the Shadow of The Big Chicken!)
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To: Zakeet
" New Study Shows 59% of “Tuna” Sold in the U.S. Isn’t Tuna "
What ? a little of China Kitty and China Rover and Spot mixed in ?
16 posted on 03/03/2013 1:42:18 AM PST by American Constitutionalist
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To: randog
Best Albacore Tuna you can buy is The Store Brand from Costco, nice white flaky,really good, and I'm not a fish lover. KIRKLAND IS THE NAME
17 posted on 03/03/2013 1:43:26 AM PST by BooBoo1000 (Some times I wake up grumpy,,, other times I just let her sleep.)
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To: Zakeet

Wasn’t there a fatal accident of one of those Tuna factory workers who got caught in the mixer at the Tuna production plant ? just saying... it ain’t tuna...


18 posted on 03/03/2013 1:45:25 AM PST by American Constitutionalist
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To: higgmeister

Thank you FR, I have never laughed so hard in my life.


19 posted on 03/03/2013 1:46:23 AM PST by k4gypsyrose
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To: Zakeet

If you check the labels there are only two or three tunas without soy filler anyway. So your getting oily leakage plus man boobs.


20 posted on 03/03/2013 1:48:49 AM PST by momincombatboots (Back to West by G-d Virginia.)
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To: glock rocks

I just picked up 100 cans of “solid white tuna”, labeled with a real brand name and at an excellent price. In case of an emergency, it’s nice to have plenty of protein with a long shelf life. Unfortunately, I’m not so sure about oily anal leakage as an emergency plan.


22 posted on 03/03/2013 2:21:58 AM PST by Pollster1
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To: momincombatboots

“If you check the labels there are only two or three tunas without soy filler anyway. So your getting oily leakage plus man boobs.”
_________________________________________________

Here in the Philippines I buy Century brand tuna.
The ingredients are Tuna, water, and salt.
Having watched a TV special on tuna inspection here, I am
satisfied that I am getting the real thing.


23 posted on 03/03/2013 2:22:36 AM PST by AlexW
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To: nickcarraway
Tuna = horse meat

Damn that tuna tasted funny the other day!!

24 posted on 03/03/2013 2:31:18 AM PST by dennisw (too much of a good thing is a bad thing --- Joe Pine)
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To: BooBoo1000

I’ve had that before when I was still living stateside. You’re right.....it is the best tuna you can buy. Good stuff.

Here in the Czech Republic, well......it’s OK. There’s a store brand from Kaufland, one of the major retailers here, and it’s good. Not as good as Kirkland, but good. Better than Chicken of the Sea, actually.

There’s a store brand from Billa, another retailer here, that’s comparable to Kirkland, but the nearest Billa is all the way downtown, and I don’t always feel like going downtown. Unless I’m in the mood for Chinese; a couple of really good Chinese joints downtown.


25 posted on 03/03/2013 2:47:14 AM PST by AnAmericanAbroad (It's all bread and circuses for the future prey of the Morlocks.)
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To: Zakeet

Last time I saw the term “oily anal leakage” was on a bag of “WOW” potato chips. They’re no longer sold.


26 posted on 03/03/2013 3:03:39 AM PST by albie (re)
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To: Zakeet

These days you have to use caution with any food you buy. For sure I’m not going to buy any canned meat product with the words “Product of North Korea” printed on the label.


27 posted on 03/03/2013 3:23:58 AM PST by clearcarbon
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To: higgmeister
wiki/Oceana_(non-profit_group)

Notable supporters

Actors Ted_Danson"Ted Danson and Sam Waterston are both

I'd call B.S. on this story, but I'll bet it's not even the real thing. It's probably from a horse's @$$. . .

28 posted on 03/03/2013 3:27:31 AM PST by SamuraiScot
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To: Pollster1

The authorities will be able to locate you by following the trail. :^)


29 posted on 03/03/2013 3:30:12 AM PST by mkmensinger
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To: Lancey Howard
oily anal leakage

What, did they only sample San Fransisco?

30 posted on 03/03/2013 3:30:38 AM PST by central_va (I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: Zakeet

Dolphin free tuna? Subscribers can hear the “classic” ad
“The Tuna doesn’t taste as good as it used to. Weemsco Tuna is chock full of dolphins as all the other tuna companies have quit using them leaving more for us. Weemsco tuna has that delicious flavor you grew up with. Remember, Weemsco Tuna for the great dolphin flavor you are used to!”


31 posted on 03/03/2013 3:34:45 AM PST by SMGFan (SMGfan is not "Sub Machine Gun" fan)
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To: Freedom_Is_Not_Free

you are correct and in a sane world (ie: a country of laws, not men)... there would be consequences / lawsuits / jail time

i expect payoffs to the dems and a giant shrug by the msm


32 posted on 03/03/2013 3:40:57 AM PST by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: Domangart
Remember when Pollock was pet food? it is being sold in fast food.

Skim milk was once considered to be, "unfit for human consumption" and was fed to hogs.

It still is unfit for human consumption, as far as I'm concerned.

33 posted on 03/03/2013 3:45:42 AM PST by Graybeard58 (_.. ._. .. _. _._ __ ___ ._. . ___ ..._ ._ ._.. _ .. _. .)
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To: BooBoo1000
Thanks for the tip, now if I can just find a Costco.
34 posted on 03/03/2013 3:54:13 AM PST by Graybeard58 (_.. ._. .. _. _._ __ ___ ._. . ___ ..._ ._ ._.. _ .. _. .)
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To: Darksheare; JoeProBono
I have nothing to add to this Oily mess...
Oily PING!
35 posted on 03/03/2013 3:55:15 AM PST by moose07 (the truth will out ,one day. liberals and logic: Never confuse the two! Hi MI# !)
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To: glock rocks

The dreaded oily anal leakage.

To be avoided at all costs.

Cherons in your britch’s is nothing to laugh about.


36 posted on 03/03/2013 3:55:53 AM PST by Venturer
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To: Freedom_Is_Not_Free

The excerpt refers to “samples of 1,215 fish”, which implies fresh or frozen fish, not canned.


37 posted on 03/03/2013 4:08:49 AM PST by HartleyMBaldwin
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To: Zakeet

Acapulco carp, sauteed in Ripple with a sprinkling of Brooklyn detritus.


38 posted on 03/03/2013 4:28:37 AM PST by sergeantdave
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To: Zakeet

The full report from Oceana can be found here.

$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$

“We are at war with Oceana.

We have always been at war with Oceana.”


39 posted on 03/03/2013 4:36:39 AM PST by Eccl 10:2 (Prov 3:5 --- "Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding")
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To: Zakeet

40 posted on 03/03/2013 4:39:46 AM PST by Carpe Cerevisi
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To: petitfour
"What is KFC serving?"

You haven't heard of KFR?

41 posted on 03/03/2013 4:44:32 AM PST by norwaypinesavage (Galileo: In science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of one individual)
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To: petitfour

What next? Taco Hell is serving horse, and Chicken of the Sea ain’t tuna???

What is KFC serving?


42 posted on 03/03/2013 4:48:29 AM PST by Erik Latranyi (When religions have to beg the gov't for a waiver, we are already under socialism.)
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To: Zakeet

This just follows the trend that, because of the Republican sequester that obama couldn’t stop, 125% of all horse meat is labeled incorrectly. Also, due to the sequester, there will not be enough janitors available to clean up the oily anal leakage in our schools.


43 posted on 03/03/2013 4:50:05 AM PST by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: Iron Munro

Thank you. That was the first thing that came to mind when I saw the name StarKist. If only she could be canned.


44 posted on 03/03/2013 4:55:01 AM PST by SueRae (It isn't over. In God We Trust.)
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To: MediaMole
When I was a lad I participated in a bit of fraud. I learned from the other wharf rats how to make some money with the skates and sting rays the tourist fishermen sometimes brought back from their charter fishing trips. With a sharpened piece of half inch pipe we cut scallops out of the rays and skates and sold them in pint jars to the restaurants.

As an adult out to dinner with my brother-in-law I was treated to his most favorite seafood, scallops. At first sight i suspected and at first taste I knew that it was something like skate. Shark and its relatives are a bit bitter and I find that many who suppose themselves connoisseurs of scallops think that bitter is the proper taste and would reject the real thing.

45 posted on 03/03/2013 4:55:42 AM PST by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's Economics In One Lesson ONLINE www.fee.org/library/books/economics-in-one-lesson)
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To: higgmeister

Some of the names on that list certainly water down the credibility of the org...and the report.


46 posted on 03/03/2013 4:55:57 AM PST by SueRae (It isn't over. In God We Trust.)
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To: higgmeister

Unfortunately this falls under the umbrella of “even a blind squirrel finds a nut every once in a while”. Fraud in the seafood industry has been reported for years and from reliable sources. Did you know there’s no such fish as Chillean Seabass? Anyway when buying fish it’s definately buyer beware.


47 posted on 03/03/2013 5:04:01 AM PST by Varda
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To: Carpe Cerevisi

I was trying to think of the name of that stuff. I ate a big bag of fat free potato chips while traveling several years ago, and had the scours for 2 days, I think olestra in those chips is what did it.


48 posted on 03/03/2013 5:04:48 AM PST by Quickgun (I got here kicking,screaming and covered in someone else's blood. I can go out that way if I have to)
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To: Zakeet

I will say just this.

I searched the internet, and the only reference I could find to this is a paper done in 2009 that found that in NY City, a lot of sushi bars had this issue with tuna.

You’d think if millions of people were getting oily discharge from their butts, there would be at least one article about it in the news.

Oh, there were lots of web references to this story, but they were all on the PETA and vegetarian websites.


49 posted on 03/03/2013 5:09:29 AM PST by CharlesWayneCT
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To: Zakeet

I’m see new labels....caught by trawling...southwest pacific....You tell me....


50 posted on 03/03/2013 5:09:51 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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