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The Conscientious Consumer’s Guide to Fighting Seafood Slavery
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The Conscientious Consumer’s Guide to Fighting Seafood Slavery

Learn how the everyday consumer can join the fight against seafood slavery and ensure that the seafood they buy is sustainably and ethically produced.

The United States has laws in place to ensure that American seafood processing facilities are safe and free of abuses. However, 90 percent of the fish we consume is imported from other countries. This includes places where human trafficking and slave labor are rampant in the fishing industry. Learn how the everyday consumer can join the fight against seafood slavery and ensure that the seafood they buy is sustainably and ethically produced.

Aki Suzuki is a Video Editor at the Center for American Progress. Avery Siciliano is the Research Associate for the Oceans Policy team at the Center. Trevor Sutton is a Fellow with the National Security and International Policy team at the Center. Michael Conathan is the Director of Ocean Policy at the Center.

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Authors

Aki Suzuki

Video Editor

Avery Siciliano

Research Associate, Ocean Policy

Trevor Sutton

Senior Fellow

Michael Conathan

Director, Ocean Policy

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