According to this shocking video by CBC in Canada, many shrimp imports from Asia and sold in Canadian supermarkets, are testing positive for antibiotic-resistant "superbugs."
Here are some of my take-aways from my recent visit to Seafood Expo North America, held in Boston, Massachusetts. I only had one day to visit so I covered as much ground as I could among the thousands of vendors. It was also my first time to any big seafood expo and I had such... Continue Reading →
Thank you to my new friends at Wise. It is from their generosity that I will be attending the 2019 Seafood Expo North America in Boston.
Step one, getting Americans to eat more seafood is underway. Step two, getting Americans to eat more American seafood.
As reported in the Gloucester Daily Times, the Marine Stewardship Council has just awarded their coveted blue eco-label to a partnership between Atlantic Trawlers Fishing and Gloucester's Fisherman's Wharf. Now haddock, pollock and redfish (ocean perch) caught in the Gulf of Maine and Georges Bank, and landed at Fisherman's Wharf, will carry MSC certification. I... Continue Reading →
A Norwegian company may have found a way to provide very high quality Atlantic halibut, using an innovative, low-impact approach to raising the fish on land.
If Aqua-Spark continues to fund companies like these, they may completely reverse the general public's view on aquaculture.
Here is a short video by the New England Aquarium on a collaborative study conducted in 2015-2016. Cusk (Brosme brosme) is not targeted by commercial fishermen and historically has been an inexpensive fish, if you can find one at a market. Their soft, mild flesh is known locally to be good in fish cakes and... Continue Reading →
Expectant mothers and parents of young children have more information to help them make good seafood choices. This handy infographic has the new seafood guidelines as suggested by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). These suggestions are based upon mercury content, which is known to be especially harmful to child development. Be sure to... Continue Reading →