Like to think of your friendly neighborhood Trader Joe’s as a purveyor of cheap organic — and, therefore, ethical — goods? Think again says Traitor Joe, a website by Greenpeace that aims to expose the retailer’s peddling of endangered fish, such as Chilean sea bass.
Of course, eating fish has become a minefield for those of us who are trying to avoid over-harvested species. To help you navigate your next menu or fishmonger’s display case, sign up for Trevor Corson‘s group dinner-cum-sushi class at Jewel Bako, held Monday nights for at least six people. The point is to taste delicious, sustainable fish while learning how to adopt ethical eating practices — minus the tilapia.
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on July 27, 2009