Ethical Eating: Hold the Calamari!

A photograph of Fried calamari (squid).

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We are the middle of Fairtrade Fortnight here in the U.K.  Two weeks set aside to raise shoppers’ consciousness.  Meanwhile, it’s estimated 40% of the squid served up on U.S. dinner plates comes from the work of modern-day slaves working on boats in New Zealand fishing waters.  People rave about calamari, but I’ve never been a fan of squid.  How about you? Do you like Calamari?  Listen to this report from PRI’s The World.

Read the original story here:

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-02-23/slaves-put-squid-on-u-s-dining-tables-from-south-pacific-catch.html

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2 comments on “Ethical Eating: Hold the Calamari!
  1. I had not heard of this. Interesting research project he spoke of. Wow.

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