A recent study showed that genetically modified salmon can produce hybrids with brown trout, a closely related species. The study also showed that the GM hybrids were even more dominant in the natural ecosystem than their GM parents.
Since Oceana’s Stop Seafood Fraud campaign began in May 2011, the organization has tested seafood in grocery stores, sushi restaurants, and other restaurants in an effort to bring attention to mislabeled seafood. Their most recent stop in South Florida found 31% of seafood mislabeled in the Miami/Fort Lauderdale area.
Choosing seafood wisely can reduce environmental impact and keep you in good health. Here are some tips from the Smart Seafood Guide 2011: Avoid the dirty dozen – the twelve [ … ]
Pollution and disease are well-known environmental problems associated with salmon farms. Less well-known is just how many food miles it takes to put this fish on your plate.
Wild salmon populations are dwindling from over fishing, and consumers’ taste for the fish is far outpacing the salmon’s ability to reproduce. It takes about 3 years for these fish [ … ]