Captain Neill's Seafood Owner Pleads Guilty to Selling Falsely Labeled Crabmeat
Phillip R. Carawan, the owner of Captain Neill's Seafood in North Carolina, has pleaded guilty to charges that his company falsely labeled millions of dollars' worth of crabmeat.
As SeafoodNews reported last month, Captain Neill's was accused of violating the Lacey Act by knowingly false labeling foreign crabmeat as domestic. According to court documents, the North Carolina business, which purchases, processes, packages, transports and sells seafood and seafood products, purchased live domestic blue crab and had their workers steam, pick and process the meat...
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