Japanese Tapeworm Found in American Wild Salmon

For those who like their salmon on the rare side, time to be more careful as that prime piece of wild Alaskan salmon may be infected by D. nihonkaiense, a member of a genus of tapeworms that can infect humans. This particular species, the Japanese broad tapeworm is the second leading cause of diphyllobothriasis (tapeworm … Continue reading Japanese Tapeworm Found in American Wild Salmon

Americans Eating More Seafood – But Need To Eat More

A report by the NMFS states that Americans are eating more fish and seafood these days. Our average yearly intake increased by a pound from 2014-2015. Apparently that is the biggest jump in seafood consumption in over 25 years. While this is definitely a good thing, we still are not eating enough seafood according to … Continue reading Americans Eating More Seafood – But Need To Eat More