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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]