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The Rules for Buying Fresh Seafood That You Were Afraid to Ask


Seafood is one of the most heavily regulated commodities in the world, and over 11 million individuals rely on the seafood industry as their main source of income worldwide. Over 91 percent of the seafood we consume in the US is imported from abroad, and less than 2 percent of this fish is inspected by the FDA.

And like many of the imported commodities still being sold in the USA today, our seafood's origins can be seedy and hard to trace. This makes it challenging for a responsible consumer to properly select fresh, natural, and sustainable seafood. There's slave labor conditions in Indian fish farms, child workers adding chemicals to shrimp in Vietnam, and Mediterranean…

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 The Rules for Buying Fresh Seafood That You Were Afraid to Ask

How can you tell if your fish isn’t old-as-hell? Here's some of my rules for finding that all-natural shit that will help you land the good stuff.

5 of the Healthiest Fish to Eat (and 5 to Avoid)

You probably already know that you're supposed to be eating fish twice a week. Here are the best sustainable fish choices that are healthy for you—and the planet.

Chefs for Oceans

Chef Bell's goal is to engage his peers, chefs, in communities, regions and provinces Coast to Coast to Coast through education and awareness for the future of sustainable seafood. To create a movement which, within in the next 10 years, allows every Canadian to easily and readily access sustainable seafood for themselves and their families. The hope is that as the sustainable seafood movement continues to grow, environmentally responsible procedures will become firmly rooted as standard methods in future generations.

FishWatch

Get up-to-date information on the status of some of the nation’s most valuable marine fish harvested in U.S. federal waters as well as U.S. farmed fish that help meet our country’s growing seafood demand.

Mercury Guide

Whether you're getting dental fillings or ordering sushi, keep these tips in mind to avoid exposure.

Seafood Network Information Center

One of the world's first seafood technology network information centers, SeafoodNIC is a portal to Internet resources addressing seafood safety and quality information needs of seafood processors, inspectors, researchers, importers, and food educators.

Seafood Watch

Helping people make better seafood choices for a healthy ocean.

SeafoodNews.com

Seafood.com NEWS is a premium seafood industry daily news service that incorporates the broadest possible newsgathering network to provide up-to-the minute market information and breaking news.

SeaFoods Health Facts

Balancing the Benefits and Risks of Seafood Consumption...

SeafoodSource

Your global seafood solution...SeafoodSource.com is the online business tool for professionals in the seafood industry including seafood restaurant owners, seafood processing professionals, and all seafood suppliers as well as seafood purchasers.

SeaWeb

SeaWeb is a communications-based nonprofit organization that uses social marketing techniques to advance ocean conservation. By raising public awareness, advancing science-based solutions and mobilizing decision-makers around ocean conservation, we are leading voices for a healthy ocean.

Alaska Seafood

Effective, precise management assures Alaska’s fisheries are productive, sustainable, clean, and healthy-as mandated by the Alaska state government. Since admittance into the Union as the 49th state in 1959, Alaska has served as a model of fisheries management around the globe. One reason for this is that Alaska remains the lone state in the nation with a constitutional mandate stipulating all fish "be utilized, developed and maintained on the sustained yield principle.

American Fisheries Society

The mission of the American Fisheries Society is to improve the conservation and sustainability of fishery resources and aquatic ecosystems by advancing fisheries and aquatic science and promoting the development of fisheries professionals.

Aquafind

Aquatic fish database.

BCSeafood

We are proud of our integrated, well-managed, closely monitored and efficient seafood processing sector. We apply leading technology and processes on fishing grounds, on the farms, and in our Government of Canada-inspected and approved processing plants.

EarthEcho International

EarthEcho International's mission is to empower youth to take action that restores and protects our water planet.

Ocean Trust

Ocean Trust is a member supported, ocean conservation foundation building science, conservation and seafood partnerships to sustain the oceans as a food source for humanity.

Oceana

Oceana, founded in 2001, is the largest international organization focused solely on ocean conservation. Our offices in North America, South America and Europe work together on a limited number of strategic, directed campaigns to achieve measurable outcomes that will help return our oceans to former levels of abundance.

Pacific Organic Seafood Association

Pacific Organic Seafood Association (POSA) members raise seafood in a healthy, safe and environmentally friendly way

Project Kaisei

Project Kaisei is a non-profit organization based in San Francisco and Hong Kong, established to increase the understanding and the scale of marine debris, its impact on our ocean environment, and how we can introduce solutions for both prevention and clean-up.

Safe Salmon

We stand united in the defence of our natural wealth. Our elected leaders must now take decisive action, so that our children’s children can grow old watching wild salmon return to our shores.

Coal Point Seafood

Fresh frozen seafood from Alaska.

Farm-2-Market

Fresh Fish and Seafood Doesn't Get Any Fresher. How fresh is the seafood you purchase? Can you actually taste the freshness? We deliver incredibly fresh fish and seafood direct from the source to your door, in less than 2 hours after it was caught.

FishEx

Welcome to FishEx! We are your premier seafood connection, specializing in quality Alaska crab, seasonal fresh crab, and other fine seafoods. We ship overnight from Alaska right to your door, via FedEx or UPS.

Fishpeople

Fishpeople is your culinary partner in bringing delicious & storied seafood to people across the US. When you serve your customers Fishpeople Seafood, you can trust that our fish is responsibly sourced, sustainably caught & meticulously handled with care.

Honolulu Fish Company

Honolulu Fish Company is the only direct distributor in the United States that offers more than 14 species of sashimi grade fish to restaurants around the world

International Marine Products

With the latest information and handling of the freshest ingredients, we are committed to provide value to our customers. As the information age is ever expanding, we are in position to provide our customers with exceptional service and quality. We can ship product to every location in the U.S.A., thanks to a highly efficient delivery department. As a leader in the seafood industry, we will continue to take initiatives that enhance our customer’s business.

LobsterAnywhere

Fresh lobster and other seafoods, gifts and corporate packages - delivered.

Pure Food Fish Market

Located in Pike Place Market, Seattle, WA - fresh fish sold daily and shipped all over the US.

SeaChange

Our mission is to provide Canadian food gifts that are satisfying to give, satisfying to receive and easy to enjoy!

Wild Edibles

Just like you, Wild Edibles is concerned with the issue of sustainable seafood. Wild Edibles has been in partnerships with the leaders of Ocean Conservation organizations since 2006. Using scientific research and strict criteria we can determine how sustainable our seafood specialties are.Using these guidelines while working with our vendors and fishermen,

Wild Planet

Wild Planet is committed to providing the finest tasting sustainably caught seafood while supporting the conservation of wild marine ecosystems.

17 Fish You Should Never Eat, Plus Safer Seafood Options

Fish can serve as either a power food or an inflammatory, toxic nightmare for your body, all depending on what fish you choose. That why it’s so important to pay attention to (and avoid) the fish you should never eat. It’s gotten so bad that a 2023 study conducted by Environmental Working Group scientists revealed that “eating one freshwater fish equals a month of drinking ‘forever chemicals’ water.” This is alarming considering all the dangers of these forever chemicals, aka PFAS.

Wild for Salmon

Since 2004 we have been fishing the pristine waters of Bristol Bay, Alaska. Wild For Salmon provides you with premium quality, flash-frozen sockeye, direct from our boat… to your table.

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