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Tag: Seafood

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

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

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.’

Seafood Mislabeling: I’ll Take the Mystery Fish

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?

Fish Fraud: Mislabeled Seafood

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.