American Seafoods Company fined for tampering with scales
American Seafoods catcher/processor Ocean Rover. (Photo Credit: American Seafoods)
(UNITED KINGDOM, 5/15/2013)
American Seafoods Company and the owners and operators of the catcher/processors Ocean Rover and Northern Eagle have been charged by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Office of General Counsel for tampering with the equipment used for weighing Alaska pollock, which is processed for many uses, from frozen fish sticks and imitation crab to roe and fish oil.
The respondents in these cases are alleged to have adjusted their flow scales to record lower weights, and then recorded these inaccurate weights in their logbooks in violation of the M...
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