Browsing the "Seafood" Tag

Something and Son: Rooftop Aquaculture, More Sustainable Fish and Chips

September 10th, 2014 | by Jo Borrás

Green roofs and rooftop farming are some of the latest buzzwords of green architecture, but the guys behind Something and Son in Folkestone, England are taking it a step further. They’ve set up an advanced aquaponic system on the roof of their building, and they’re using the fish to help raise potatoes. In other words: it’s a fish and chips restaurant


Fish Aren’t Swimming Vegetables, & Inmates’ Religious Freedom Exists: Buddhist Inmate Seeks Vegetarian Diet

September 7th, 2013 | by Tanya Sitton

Last week a vegetarian Buddhist inmate appealed to PETA for help: contrary to both observable reality and his religious beliefs, prison officials claim that fish flesh is appropriate for vegetarian meals. The Corrigan-Radgowski Correctional Institution in Uncasville, CT apparently disregards inmate Howard Cosby's right to religious expression, insisting that deceased aquatic creatures don't count as 'meat.'


Eat Fresh, Local Seafood In Boston: Island Creek Oyster Bar

September 15th, 2012 | by Mary Gerush

I live in Dallas where the seafood can be dang good, but you know it wasn't caught less than a day or two before you're eating it. So I flew to Boston with a mission: Find some seriously local seafood to relish on the nights I'd dine in the area


Seafood Mislabeling: I’ll Take the Mystery Fish

June 8th, 2012 | by Guest Contributor

Summer has officially started. Cars are packed for trips to the beach, grills are fired up in backyards and friends and families are sitting down to enjoy their favorite dinners. Fresh seafood is likely to appear on most summertime menus, but did you know that much of the seafood on the market today is mislabeled? The key question is – are we getting what we’re paying for


Whole Foods Will Stop Selling Red-Rated Seafood by Earth Day

April 2nd, 2012 | by Heather Carr

Whole Foods has announced they will stop selling red-rated seafood by Earth Day (April 22). Seafood is given a red rating by the Monterey Bay Aquarium and the Blue Ocean Institute if the species is being overfished or if the method used to catch that species harms other sea life or habitats.


Fish Fraud: Mislabeled Seafood

November 3rd, 2011 | by Heather Carr

The Boston Globe is the latest organization to conduct an investigation into fish fraud to find out how much of our seafood is mislabeled. They found that nearly half of the fish tested were labeled incorrectly. Legislators in Massachusetts are reacting



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