A study from Clemson University in South Carolina found that some fish that carry the MSC-certified eco-label come from unsustainable fisheries or are the wrong species altogether.
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 [ … ]
In a big victory for commercial and recreational fishermen, the U.S. Congress on April 14 voted to defund the “catch shares” program, a controversial and wasteful fisheries management fiasco.
New research out of Germany shows that not only do fish feel pain but they may experience it a lot like we do.
Choosing the food you want to eat is like choosing the political party you want to rule your country. Whatever you choose will be bad but the challenge here is to choose the less harmful option. Over the years the way we harvest and process our food has dramatically changed. The reason for this? Expansion of our human society, and its greed. I will explain this using a food that many of us eat as an example: fish.
Ted Danson started the American Oceans Campaign when he felt like he was making too much money working on Cheers and he wanted to give something back. He and his family had always enjoyed spending time at the beach, and now he’s raising awareness to help save our world’s oceans.
While some big chains like Costco have adopted a sustainable seafood policy, many companies continue to offer endangered fish. It’s time for Walmart and SUPERVALU, who owns Albertsons and Shaws, to step up and change their policies.
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.
A recent study from Consumer Reports found measurable amounts of mercury in the canned tuna that it tested. While “measurable amounts” is not the same as “dangerous amounts,” with toxins [ … ]
Eating sustainably can be tricky when you’re eating out, and sushi is no exception. Here are some tips to make your sushi restaurant experience pleasant and sustainable!
A recent investigation uncovered an international black market for threatened bluefin tuna.
I recently ran across a TED talk by Barton Seaver on seafood, sustainability, and health. He makes some really excellent points: Of course, probably the most sustainable thing you can [ … ]
Today marked a small victory for opponents to genetically engineered food. The FDA announced is needs more time to decide if it’s going to approve AquaBounty’s GM salmon, but that doesn’t mean the fight is over for opponents of the GM fish.