Just Label Us Skeptical

Genetic tests indicate that 77% of fish sold as red snapper nationwide are other species illegally mislabeled as the popular entree, a new study has found. "It isn't dangerous," says Peter Gladding, a member of a consumer-awareness group, "just unfair." --USA Today

The simple trick of calling one thing something else is suddenly enriching the few, bamboozling the many and threatening the Western world's belief in the sanctity of the label. At a Times Square movie palace last week, patrons who shelled out $10 each to see a new Tom Cruise movie, only to get David Hasselhoff as the star instead,...

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