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Get the Facts: Seafood, Nutrition, & Climate Change

Posted by Jacqueline Claudia on

Seafood can be confusing.  There are so many mixed messages floating around out there!  Is it good for you?  Is it good for the earth?  What's better - farmed fish or wild fish?  What's the deal with mercury, PCBs and antibiotics?  So many questions...To help get to the bottom of this, we created a set of infographics to address the role that seafood plays in your body and our food system.  [...]

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Get the Facts: Seafood, Nutrition, & Climate Change

Posted by Jacqueline Claudia on

Seafood can be confusing.  There are so many mixed messages floating around out there!  Is it good for you?  Is it good for the earth?  What's better - farmed fish or wild fish?  What's the deal with mercury, PCBs and antibiotics?  So many questions...To help get to the bottom of this, we created a set of infographics to address the role that seafood plays in your body and our food system.  [...]

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BMR Makes Big Shr-Impact on India

Posted by Jacqueline Claudia on

Americans eat more shrimp than any other seafood! According to the National Fisheries Institute, the average American ate 4.4 pounds of shrimp in 2017. It’s a smart choice for folks looking for high quality, delicious protein. In fact, 95% of the calories in shrimp come from protein! Have you ever wondered how shrimp are raised and what a shrimp farm looks like? [...]

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BMR Makes Big Shr-Impact on India

Posted by Jacqueline Claudia on

Americans eat more shrimp than any other seafood! According to the National Fisheries Institute, the average American ate 4.4 pounds of shrimp in 2017. It’s a smart choice for folks looking for high quality, delicious protein. In fact, 95% of the calories in shrimp come from protein! Have you ever wondered how shrimp are raised and what a shrimp farm looks like? [...]

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Watch a Big Wave Surfer Dive Into The World of Fish Farming

Posted by Jacqueline Claudia on

Surfers hold an unbreakable connection to water and are frequently at the front lines when it comes to protecting the ocean – our greatest resource – and the incredible marine life beneath the waves. This year, Jennifer Bushman, who helps sustainable aquaculture brands and programs positively change our food systems and oceans, executive produced an […]

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Watch a Big Wave Surfer Dive Into The World of Fish Farming

Posted by Jacqueline Claudia on

Surfers hold an unbreakable connection to water and are frequently at the front lines when it comes to protecting the ocean – our greatest resource – and the incredible marine life beneath the waves. This year, Jennifer Bushman, who helps sustainable aquaculture brands and programs positively change our food systems and oceans, executive produced an […]

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Yes, There Really is Excellent Farmed Salmon

Posted by Jacqueline Claudia on

The average American eats about 15 pounds of seafood per year, and over two pounds of that is salmon (for comparison sake, we eat about 4 pounds of shrimp and 2 pounds of canned tuna).  As far as salmon, 70% of the salmon we consume is farmed.  While farmed salmon has gotten a bad rap, […]

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Yes, There Really is Excellent Farmed Salmon

Posted by Jacqueline Claudia on

The average American eats about 15 pounds of seafood per year, and over two pounds of that is salmon (for comparison sake, we eat about 4 pounds of shrimp and 2 pounds of canned tuna).  As far as salmon, 70% of the salmon we consume is farmed.  While farmed salmon has gotten a bad rap, […]

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ASK A FISH FARMER: TALKING RAINBOW TROUT WITH WESLEY “WES” EASON OF SUNBURST TROUT FARMS

Posted by Jacqueline Claudia on

Curious about farmed fish and the world of aquaculture? In our series, “Ask A Fish Farmer,” we’re exploring the fascinating and important work of growing fish by going right to the source and chatting with fish farmers. This week, we’re doing a deep dive into the world of rainbow trout with our friend Wesley “Wes” [...]

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Curious about farmed fish and the world of aquaculture? In our series, “Ask A Fish Farmer,” we’re exploring the fascinating and important work of growing fish by going right to the source and chatting with fish farmers. This week, we’re doing a deep dive into the world of rainbow trout with our friend Wesley “Wes” [...]

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