According to recent research by consultancy firm Changing Tastes, most American consumers are worried about the effect of ocean health on fish and seafood, with a majority now concerned about heavy metals, plastic contamination and radiation in their fish and seafood, as well as the use of forced labor and antibiotics.
The research found that these issues are now of greater importance than overfishing, which is still a concern for more than eight out of 10 adults. Purchasing and menu decision-makers also are most worried about heavy metals and plastic contamination, along with overfishing.
Meanwhile, older consumers – those 55 years and older – continue to be less concerned about a range of ocean health concerns than younger consumers are. They also still prefer wild fish and seafood more than younger consumers do………Read More