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Dealing Eels: Inside a Multi-Billion Dollar Black Market Extra Spicy

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The global black market for eels is a multi-billion dollar industry. Food systems writer Karen Pinchin discusses why the industry is riddled with crime, plus how a biological mystery and capitalism jeopardize the sustainability of these creatures.

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The global black market for eels is a multi-billion dollar industry. Food systems writer Karen Pinchin discusses why the industry is riddled with crime, plus how a biological mystery and capitalism jeopardize the sustainability of these creatures.

Send us your questions about food, life and everything you’re obsessed with at sfchronicle.com/spicy. | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod
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33 min

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