Because his friends at Greenpeace told him it was so, food columnist Mark Bittman then told his readers that Fish Aggregating Devices used by tuna companies “kill countless numbers of [other] animals in their quest for cheap tuna.”
New York Times Blogger Mark Bittman was once a journalist. He once was held to a standard higher than -- these are my friends and this is my opinion. But that was many moons ago and now he peppers his musings about paprika and potatoes with a hearty dose of his own food politics, regardless of facts, figures and God forbid science.
Last week when Mercury Policy Project (MPP) released its agenda driven ramblings in the form of a “report” on mercury in canned tuna, a number of questions were raised about this opinion piece that was neither peer-reviewed nor published.