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3 Tips to Consider When Looking for Sustainable Seafood

It’s a common line of questions: Should I be eating seafood? Is it healthy? Is it sustainable? Unsurprisingly, people have many different opinions on the matter. But in our modern era of declining oce…

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8 Scariest Facts About Seafood

Swordfish with a side of dead marine mammals? Shrimp with a little slave labor on top? A Sprinkling of a illegal poaching and habitat degradation over your caviar? There's a whole lot of scary stuff t…

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Baked Fish with Salsa Verde

A super-easy fish recipe dressed up with a sauce of shallots and garlic. On a busy weeknight, this light and quick dish can go a long way. YIELD 4 servings Ingredients 4 (6-ounce) tilapia fil…

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Pregnant Women Should Avoid Tuna Entirely, Says Consumer Reports

Probably not so great even if you're not pregnant... Mercury in the upper layers of the ocean has more than tripled since industrial revolution, mostly thanks to the burning of fossil fuels like co…

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New Book, The ‘Pescetarian Plan,’ Says Pescatarianism is Healthiest

Appearing on bookshelves just in time for Lent is a new book from Janis Jibrin, RD, 'The Pescetarian Plan.' Taking healthy eating principles from both Mediterranean and Japanese diets, the book outlin…

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5 Foods to Watch Out for During the Government Shutdown

  The partial shutdown of the United States government is impacting the nation's food supply. Routine inspections by FDA employees aren't happening. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Pr…

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12 Fish You Should Probably Never Eat

A few years ago, I was at a sustainable seafood conference held in New York. The place was buzzing with equal parts excitement (surrounding innovations in aquaculture and sustainable fish stocks) and …

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Is it Calamari or Pig Bung?

Recently DNA tests were conducted in various cities across America. They were done to provide positive proof that the incidence of mislabeling seafood is spread further and wider than anyone had ever …

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What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You: Seafood & Pregnancy

Has anyone else been following Environmental Health News’ series Pollution, Poverty, People of Color as if it were the new Mad Men? No? Personally, I can’t get enough. I especially can’t get one artic…

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CharitySub Supports Sustainable Fishing in September

We love seafood, but for one in five people on this planet, fish is their only source of protein. And for more than 100 threatened fish species in our rivers and oceans, their existence depends on cha…

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