Publications

Evaluation, signalling and willingness to pay for traceability. A cross-national comparison.

05/09/2016

Labelfish is delighted to announce another publication resulting from the project! Evaluation, signalling and willingness to pay for traceability. A cross-national comparison. Calvo Dopico, D., Mendes, R., Silva, H. A., Verrez-Bagnis, V., Perez-Martin, R. & Sotelo, C. G.   Abstract … Continue reading

Assessment of the labelling accuracy of Spanish semi-preserved anchovies products by FINS (forensically informative nucleotide sequencing)

28/06/2016

The Labelfish project has produced another publication, this time looking at the accuracy of semi-preserved anchovies in Spain. The abstract and link to the full paper are below. Figure taken from the paper: Information collected for each commercial sample. Mandatory information … Continue reading

Sushi barcoding in the UK: another kettle of fish

11/04/2016

Labelfish partners from the University of Salford, UK, have just had their paper on the occurrence of mislabelling across 31 sushi restaurants in Manchester, London, Bristol, Liverpool, Exeter and Newcastle published. Abstract Although the spread of sushi restaurants in the European … Continue reading

Low mislabeling rates indicate marked improvements in European seafood market operations

07/12/2015

The Labelfish consortium are very happy to announce the publication of the paper “Low mislabeling rates indicate marked improvements in European seafood market operations” in the journal Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. A total of 1563 samples were taken from … Continue reading

Species identification of fishery products in Germany

03/11/2015

German Labelfish partners Kristina Kappel and Ute Schröder from the Max-Rubner Institut have written a paper outlining the results obtained from the 245 fish products (tuna, common sole and cod) sampled between 2013 and 2014 as part of the Labelfish … Continue reading

Substitution of high-priced fish with low-priced species: adulteration of common sole in German restaurants

16/06/2015

Labelfish partners Ute Schröder and Kristina Kappel, from the Max Rubner-Institut in Germany, recently had their paper entitled “Substitution of high-priced fish with low-priced species: adulteration of common sole in German restaurants” accepted by the journal Food Control. Highlights of … Continue reading

Control of Seafood Labelling in Portugal

21/05/2015

This report summarises the level of implementation of seafood labelling control across the Portuguese seafood sector. Main areas of focus in the report include, (i) identification of the bodies involved in the control and evaluation of seafood labelling, (ii) assessment … Continue reading

Traceability and Labelling of Seafood in Atlantic Area Regions

02/02/2015

Within the Labelfish  project one of the objectives is the analysis of fish traceability and fish labelling in markets of the Atlantic region (Portugal, Spain, France, United Kingdom and Ireland). “Traceability and Labelling of Seafood in Atlantic Area Regions” is … Continue reading

Current Methods for Seafood Authenticity Testing in Europe: is there a need for Harmonisation?

13/05/2014

A recent publication authored by members of the Labelfish consortium is now available in the journal Food Control. Highlights of the paper include: • The first international survey of accredited food authenticity laboratories; • Significant differences in the methods used … Continue reading

Mass media influence and the regulation of illegal practices in the seafood market

18/02/2014

A recent paper lead-authored by one of the Labelfish Consortium, Professor Stefano Mariani of the University of Salford, published in the journal Conservation Letters this month looks at the influence of media on illegal seafood practices.  The paper (Mariani, S., … Continue reading