The governors of Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana have announced a regional collaboration on salmon recovery in the Columbia River Basin.
Lab-Grown Shrimp: Coming to a Table Near You?
Lab-grown shrimp may very well be the first “grown meat”to actually make it market, if Shiok Meats has its way. The Singapore company has nutrient vats raising shrimp meat grown from shrimp cells already hard at work.
Why Don’t WE Get a Salmon Burger, McDonald’s?
What the hell, McDonald’s? Y’all kick out what sounds like a great salmon burger in Singapore while we who’ve grown loyally obese on you in the USA are stuck with the Fillet-O-Fish? Where’s the love, Ronald McDonald? Where’s the happy in MY meal? Apparently, it’s halfway around the world. McDonald’s […]
MSC Guide to Sustainable Seafood Available: National Seafood Month
Just in time for National Seafood Month, the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) released the MSC Blue Fish Guide. It’s a digital guidebook available on the MSC-US website, aimed at people who want more seafood in their diets without costing the planet. The MSC Blue Fish Guide helps consumers navigate the […]
WWF Blueprint for Proofing Shrimp Supply Chains
The World Wildlife Fund says that shrimp is “the most valuable traded seafood by volume, representing $32 billion in annual trade.” With that kind of endorsement, it’s no wonder that farmed shrimp may be a great weapon in combating the growing worldwide demand for animal protein. How? By doing more […]
COVID Vaccine: Are Horseshoe Crabs Key to it?
Only COVID-19 could make catching crabs a good thing (medically, anyway; they’re always good for food). Over the last forty years it’s seen use in the research and production of many injectible medicines and vaccines, not to mention medical devices, both in the USA and internationally. That’s because horseshoe crab […]
Is Seafood Safe from COVID-19?
Over the summer, there were news stories talking about outbreaks of COVID-19 among seafood workers. The incidents raised the question of seafood transmitting the virus. Apparently, that’s not the case and we can all continue to enjoy the seas’ bountiful harvests without fear. Leading public health and food safety […]