FDA Updates Seafood Guidelines For Pregnant Women

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 FDA Updates Seafood Guidelines For Pregnant Women

Escaped Farmed Salmon Threatens Washington’s Wild Stocks

When I think Atlantic salmon, I don't usually think of the state of Washington and I assume you don't either. In my mind, the Pacific Northwest is the land of wild salmon. But according to the San Francisco Chronicle, Washington is the largest domestic producer of farmed-raised finfish, which includes an annual yield of 17 … Continue reading Escaped Farmed Salmon Threatens Washington’s Wild Stocks

Does The North Korean Seafood Ban Affect You?

The latest round of sanctions imposed upon North Korea by the UN includes a ban on the Hermit Kingdom's seafood. Shortly thereafter, media outlets were reporting that prices for North Korean seafood have collapsed. From what you can gather online, it sound like the seafood ban will hurt Chinese importers as much, if not more, … Continue reading Does The North Korean Seafood Ban Affect You?

Nasty Sushi Parasite On The Rise In Western Countries

Sushi, ceviche, crudo, poke...all of them seem crazy popular right now from what I see online and I understand why. Raw or "acid cooked" fish tastes great, looks great, and if prepared correctly, has no ill-health effects. However as I talked about in my post about sushi grade fish, if the products are not stored … Continue reading Nasty Sushi Parasite On The Rise In Western Countries

Documentary “Counting Fish” Sheds Light On Fishermen/NOAA Rift

Recently the Discovery Channel showed "Sacred Cod" which looked into the divide that separates Fishermen and NOAA's fishery scientists here in New England. Fishermen have said for years that the methods used in the trawl surveys are flawed and that cod is much more abundant in the Gulf of Maine than scientists claim. The extremely … Continue reading Documentary “Counting Fish” Sheds Light On Fishermen/NOAA Rift