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Study: One-third of all seafood sold in the U.S. is mislabeled


If you frequent sushi bars every now and again or purchase seafood from the grocery store, chances are you have been a victim of seafood labeling fraud at least once without even knowing it. A new study released by the environmental advocacy and research group Oceana reveals that more than 30 percent of all seafood sold at supermarkets and restaurants in the U.S. is mislabeled, and some of it may even be dangerous.
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Amgen admits to criminal behavior in off-label drug marketing scheme, receives minimal slap on wrist


The pharmaceutical drug cartel has a pretty good gig going for itself in America today. And the formula is always the same -- break the law to reap billions of dollars in profits, and share a few million of the spoils with the federal government after getting caught. This is the wholly corrupt scenario that has played out once again in federal court, this time with Amgen Inc., the world's largest biotechnology company, which recently pleaded guilty to one misdemeanor count of illegally marketing its blockbuster anemia drug Aranesp.

Survey Finds That Fish Are Often Not What Label Says


That tempting seafood delight glistening on the ice at the market, or sizzling at the restaurant table in its aromatic jacket of garlic and ginger? It may not be at all what you think, or indeed even close, according to a big new study of fish bought and genetically tested in 12 parts of the country — in restaurants, markets and sushi bars — by a nonprofit ocean protection group, Oceana.
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