Is your salmon farmed or wild?

With a significant price difference between wild and farmed salmon and the new EU regulation on fish labelling, which requires that fish be labelled as to their origin starting on 1 January 2002, is should come as no surprise that fraudulent labelling has been found to exist. There are currently no reliable way to trace the origin of the fish, but the Cofaw project [Google rendition of PDF file] is working on reliable methods.