They may be one of the most loved supplements in the world, but according to a study conducted earlier this year, more than one in 10 fish oil capsules are rancid. Most of the oil comes from Peruvian anchovies, a type of anchovy that is also used to feed pigs, poultry and farmed fish. And despite the fact that more than 4 million tons of anchovies are caught annually to meet global demand, the industry’s big players want to increase this scale even more.

In this episode from January 2022, Madeleine Finley talks to environmental journalist Richa Sayal about why so many fish oil pills are going rancid, and hears from journalist Dan Collins from Chimbate, Peru, about how the industry is affecting the local environment and its inhabitants

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