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Britain's biggest tinned tuna brand has bowed to pressure from campaigners and agreed to end a destructive form of fishing.
One of Britain’s biggest tuna brands, Princes, has agreed to drop an environmental claim from its tins following an investigation by Greenpeace.
Dozens of edible fish live in UK waters, but the unadventurous British tend to eat just three – salmon, tuna and cod – most of which come from abroad. A campaign beginning next week with the backing of the Government aims to persuade people to consider trying a new piscene experience. For every meal of salmon, cod and tuna, people should eat one containing abundant species such as gurnard and dab, viewers of a celebrity chef-fronted Channel 4 season will be advised.
It’s television’s toughest culinary challenge – and its motor-mouthed presenters, Gregg Wallace and John Torode, have proved a smash hit with viewers. But how would the cooking skills of our intrepid interviewer stand up to the MasterChef test?
Delegates from 175 countries debate a proposal to restrict the international trade in the sushi delicacy
Divisions among member states will weaken chance of swinging international vote
Skipjack and bluefin are dirty words among conscientious diners, but a guilt-free alternative could see tuna back on the menu. Guy Adams boards a Californian fishing boat to find out whether albacore is truly sustainable
Restaurant urged to drop sales of endangered fish
Government joins forces with France to press for global ban on sale of bluefin
We know our eating habits are careless. But shocking new research lifts the lid on the masses of food dumped before it even reaches the shops. Martin Hickman reports
Mitsubishi freezing fish to sell later as stock numbers plummet toward extinction