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Oceana Reveals Crab Fraud in Maryland and Washington D.C.

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A recent study done by Oceana reveals there has been a mislabeling of Chesapeake Bay blue crabs. Out of the 90 crab cakes Oceana collected from 86 restaurants throughout Maryland and Washington D.C., DNA testing confirmed that 38 percent were mislabeled. Instead of using locally caught blue crab as advertised, the crab cakes contained imported substitutes, most of which are fished unsustainably.


To view the full Oceana report, click here.


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