Catfish Mislabeling Study Published in Aquaculture

This study was carried out as part of Shayna Bosko’s thesis project and involved a collaboration with Santiago Canyon College.  In this project, a total of 80 catfish samples were collected from restaurants, grocery stores, and fish markets in Orange County, CA.  The samples were examined for Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) compliance and for species substitution.  The details of the study can be found here: “Species substitution and country of origin mislabeling of catfish products on the U.S. commercial market.