Tuna loined at sea is a danger, says North Atlantic’s Jerry Knecht

Published on
November 4, 2019

Much of the tuna imported to both Japan and the United States, particularly yellowfin, is sourced from Indonesia. Jerry Knecht, CEO of both North Atlantic, Inc.  – headquartered in Portland, Maine – and P.T. Bali Seafood International – headquartered in Bali, Indonesia – told SeafoodSource that the massive recall in early September by Kroger of tuna products due to high histamine levels can be traced to poor hygiene in Indonesia …

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Contributing Editor reporting from Osaka, Japan

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