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How much do you know about the Italian Christmas Eve tradition, the Feast of the Seven Fishes? This may be the best new holiday tradition you’ll ever adopt.
A new study confirms that fish and seafood contaminated with harmful plastic fragments can be traced back to products like Neutrogena’s Deep Clean and Johnson & Johnson’s Clean & Clear. According to the International Campaign Against Microbeads In Cosmetics, microbeads pass into household waste water streams directly and are too small to be retained by the standard […]
You’ve seen the ads on TV for all-you-can-eat shrimp buffets. Shrimp, once a special treat that you’d get once in a while on a summer seaside vacation, has turned into cheap fast-food like McDonald’s hamburgers. And like fast-food burgers, cheap shrimp is an ecological disaster.
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.’
Wanna’ break down a big fish? Finely hone the edge of your favorite knife? Learn how to sous vide? Some of my buried email messages led me to a web site designed to teach these peculiar and fantastic skills: ChefSteps.
A little while ago, we covered the teas that are not safe/recommended during pregnancy. We got a number of great questions and reader feedback about it and decided to cover foods that pregnant women should also avoid.
A new study suggests that mercury and Omega-3’s affect heart health in contradictory ways, making fish a less-than-ideal source for these healthy fatty acids. To skip the mercury, skip the intermediary: go directly to the source! Plant-based Omega-3’s provide the same heart health benefits, but without the mercury — and without the environmental devastation or unnecessary suffering and death, while we’re at it. What a bargain!
Soy is being touted as a “sustainable” alternative to fish feed. But in reality, it is not sustainable for the fish, the environment or for those who consume them.
Aquaponics is not the answer to all of America’s future food supply and environmental issues. Grains and root crops, for example, will probably always be most efficiently grown in the soil. But for above ground, vegetative crops and animal protein, there simply isn’t a better growing technique for our country’s future food security.
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 most contaminated fish species. Some of the dirty dozen include cod, farmed salmon, farmed shrimp and tuna. Here is the complete list. Even if they […]
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.