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Norwegian haddock quota cut; price rise expected

THE PRICE of haddock is expected to rise after cuts to fishing quotas in Norway were confirmed, due to low Barents Sea stock levels.   Imports from Norway make up around 50% of all haddock bought in to Britain, but an agreement to reduce the levels that fisheries can catch next year may lead to…
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Have you been caught out?

FIRST IT was horse burgers, now it is fish fraud. Foodservice companies need to ask some tough questions of their suppliers.                           There's rarely a dull moment when it comes to food traceability at the moment. According to research reported on the BBC's…
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7% of fish mis-labelled

FISH AND chip shops, restaurants and supermarkets are selling cod and haddock that are actually cheaper substitutes, according to new research.   The BBC has reported details of a new study showing that 7% of cod and haddock – two of the most popular fish in the UK – is actually pollock or Vietnamese pangasius,…
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Demand for cod and haddock too high

THIS WEEK saw the last day that UK consumers eat home-grown fish.   Annual domestic fish stocks can satisfy demand for about 233 days a year – or until August 21 – according to a new report by the New Economics Foundation.   This leaves the UK reliant on imported fish, such as haddock and…
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