Report: Korea exposed to high-risk seafood

EJF Korea Report

Seafood linked to human rights abuses and illegal fishing could be ending up in the Korean market, according to the Environmental Justice Foundation

In its report, “The Broken Barrier”, the international NGO has determined 145 high-risk seafood consignments have been imported undetected to Korea over the last two years. It is therefore calling for the Korean government to strengthen seafood traceability and transparency to bring the in line with other nations and prevent the import of illegally-caught, inhumane and environmentally-damaging seafood.

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