"Truth In Seafood" Labeling

Guest Host:

Marc Fisher
"Truth In Seafood" Labeling

Lawmakers in Maryland are debating a new proposal that would make it illegal for restaurants and markets to mislabel the food they sell and require them specifically to note where the origins of crab meat they offer to consumers.

Lawmakers in Maryland are debating a new proposal that would make it illegal for restaurants and markets to mislabel the food they sell and require them specifically to note the origins of crab meat they offer to consumers. We examine what's at stake in this new debate about food and traceability, and what it means for consumers and producers here in the Washington region.

Guests

Matt Baker

Chef, Occidental Grill and Seafood (Washington, D.C.); Owner, Well Fed Hospitality Group

Jeff Black

Chef; Owner, Black Restaurant Group

Steve Vilnit

Fisheries Marketing Director, Maryland Department of Natural Resources

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