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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.

September 10th

Seafood Contaminated by Neutrogena, Johnson & Johnson Products

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 […]

July 22nd

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.’

September 7th

500 Chefs, Restaurant Owners Join Oceana to Stop Seafood Fraud

  500 of the top chefs across the country have joined Oceana to call on the government to implement a nationwide traceability system for seafood. According to a press release issued earlier this week, Oceana, the largest advocacy group working solely to protect the world’s oceans, was joined today by more than 500 chefs, restaurant […]

October 31st

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.

November 3rd