Jay Rayner: Have We Now Overfished Mackerel?
Dwindling stocks of this fish have pushed consumers to ponder: to eat, or not to eat?
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This article titled “Food shopping is full of ethical grey areas. Be careful what you buy – or fish will be a luxury” was written by Jay Rayner, for The Observer on Sunday 27th January 2013 00.06 UTC
It used to be straightforward: cod was being overfished, so you knew not to eat it. Bluefin tuna was out of bounds. And don’t even think of ordering the marlin steaks, unless you have the filthy environmental conscience of a natural gas fracking mogul.