Every year, Greenpeace compiles a sustainable seafood list. Now in its ninth year, the Carting Away the Oceans report ranks the top seafood retailers.
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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.
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 […]
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?
Whole Foods has announced they will stop selling red-rated seafood by Earth Day (April 22). Seafood is given a red rating by the Monterey Bay Aquarium and the Blue Ocean Institute if the species is being overfished or if the method used to catch that species harms other sea life or habitats.
Listen, laugh & learn with the Green Divas (and Green Dude Scott) anytime – Podcast here! For just two of us in the studio this week, we managed to jam in a lot of information about a variety of topics! We did a fun product review segment that included a few health & beauty products for […]
This dish is a wonderful combination of shellfish, spicy sausage, pasta, wine, garlic and cilantro. The prep is as entertaining as the dish itself and makes for wonderful dinner party theatre!
U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization an estimated 53 percent of fisheries are considered fully exploited—harvested to their maximum sustainable levels—with no room for expansion in production. Population growth and a higher demand for dietary protein are putting increasing pressure on depleted stocks and threatened ecosystems.
Around the world, fisheries co-managed by local authorities and fishers themselves are emerging as a promising solution to replenishing depleting fish stocks.
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.
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.
84 percent of seafood consumed in the United States is imported and about half of that is sourced from aquaculture. Only five percent of the seafood consumed in the United States comes from domestic aquaculture. In an effort to reduce reliance on imports, NOAA has drafted an aquaculture policy document which is open for public comment.
How to prepare a traditional Chinese hot pot.
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!