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For the consumption of fish products the government is committed

The government is committed to ensure accessibility, affordability and consumption of fish and fish-related products among the people of Namibia, the Fisheries and Marine Resources Minister Bernhard Esau said here yesterday.Esau was speaking during the official inauguration of the expanded Ongwediva Fish Shop of the Namibia Fish Consumption Promotion Trust (NFCPT).The NFCPT has invested some N.dollars 12 million in the Ongwediva Fish Shop’s extension.The extension of the Ongwediva Fish Shop was aimed at accommodating a fast-growing market for fish, improve infrastructur

Americans frequent victims of 'seafood fraud': report

Fish sold in the United States is often deliberately mislabeled, making American consumers the unwitting victims of "widespread seafood fraud," according to a report out Thursday. Fully one-third of 1,215 fish samples collected by researchers proved to be a different variety than what was written on the label, according to Oceana, an advocacy group working to protect the world's oceans. The report was released as Europe is roiling from its own food packaging scandal, after millions of prepared food items labeled as containing beef were found to have been made with horsemeat.
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