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Genetically Modified Salmon: Meet the Pookalmon

Nick Joy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Nick Joy

How can we take parts of a different species, put them in an animal and yet call it by the same name? How come you can call it a salmon? It isn't one. Let's call it what it really is.

An Inside Tour of NYC's Largest Retail Fish Market: The Lobster Place (VIDEO)

Liza de Guia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Liza de Guia

The modest mom & pop seafood shop into a thriving and respected wholesale/retail fish business, supplying over 400 of NYC's "most discriminating" chefs, in addition to seafood lovers visiting their 6,000 sq. ft. Chelsea Market store.

Why Genetically Modified Salmon Affects My Rights as a Citizen

Nick Joy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Nick Joy

If genetically modified salmon is approved, then the U.S. government has to be ready to accept responsibility in the event that this technology escapes. Not doing so would be an affront to my liberty.

Six Months, Five Shrimp and One Nasty Mess: Health and Seafood Safety Concerns From BP Spill Still Linger in Gulf Today

Gina Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Gina Solomon

As we hear from fishermen that reopened areas are showing signs of oil, NRDC and Gulf Coast groups request documents and ask for explanations from the government. But most information is still not available, and the reopenings continue.

Lawry's the Prime Rib -- Donating, Doing, Delicious!

Jay Weston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

As Lawry's The Prime Rib celebrates its 72nd anniversary, it has remained true to its tradition and will only get better, more satisfying and more fulfilling.

GM Salmon Is Just Plain Wrong

Nick Joy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Nick Joy

Forget all the theorizing about feeding the developing world -- the GM industry is about inventing animals or plants whose genetic structure is owned by a corporation.

Today's Consumers -- Perception Is Reality

Malcolm Wittenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Malcolm Wittenberg

It is crucial that retailers and restaurants ensure the seafood they buy, sell, and prepare is tested for mercury concentrations to help rebuild consumer confidence in food safety.

Irreplaceably Delicious: The Flavor of America Has Always Been Wild

Andrew Beahrs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Andrew Beahrs

Our willingness to tolerate the disappearance of wild foods, and the pleasures they bring, is deeply sobering.

Franglais: Roast Trout "Stuffed-To-The-Gills" with Creamy Almonds and Herbs (RECIPE)

Kerry Saretsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kerry Saretsky

This dish is based on a lesser known sauce from Provence called Sauce Mistral, named for the winds that huff and puff through southern France.

Seafood Safety: Lessons Learned From Exxon Valdez

Gina Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Gina Solomon

After the Exxon Valdez oil spill, the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry issued a technical publication. How many of these "lessons learned" have actually been incorporated into the current response to the Gulf oil spill?

Imported Seafood May Be Riskier Than Gulf Seafood Post-Oil Spill

AOL News | Andrew Schneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

...Environmental activists fervently insists the impact on food from BP's gift that kept on giving for more than three months lies just beneath the su...

Rice And Crawfish Farmers Paid To Host Birds After Spill

Susan Buchanan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Susan Buchanan

To keep migratory birds away from oily areas along the Gulf Coast, the U.S. Dept of Agriculture is paying rice growers and landowners in Louisiana and other states to flood farms and pastures for habitat.

McCormick & Schmick's: Delicious Deals for Frugal Foodies

Mary Hall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mary Hall

Although McCormicks & Schmick's are "chain restaurants," their selection of seafood is fresh. And it's not all about seafood. The restaurants feature steaks, salads, pastas and soups.

Fishermen Demand More Testing in Gulf Waters

Rocky Kistner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rocky Kistner

Despite concerns of many fishermen across the region, fishing grounds are being opened up and beaches have been cleared for swimming. Local fishermen are incensed that officials have opened these grounds regardless of warnings, declaring them safe.

Assessment of Gulf Seafood Safety Needs to Protect Vulnerable Populations

Gina Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Gina Solomon

Given the large area that was impacted by oil and the variety of state and federal jurisdictions governing the re-opening of oil-affected areas, the FDA should be playing a strong role in ensuring the protection of public health across the Gulf Coast.

Health Effects of the Gulf Oil Spill: JAMA Commentary

Gina Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Gina Solomon

Today the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) published a Commentary on the health effects of the Gulf oil spill that I wrote along wit...

State's Oyster Growers Weigh Options in Claims Process

Susan Buchanan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Susan Buchanan

Oyster growers seeking compensation for losses after the spill worry that payments will hinge on whether damages were from fresh-water flows ordered by Governor Bobby Jindal or the presence of oil.

Chef Josh Capon Of Lure Fishbar Makes Whole Grilled Daurade For Josh Ozersky

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In the following episode of Ozersky.TV, Chef Josh Capon of Lure Fishbar (a HuffPost standby) ambushes Josh Ozersky on the streets of Soho for an unp...

Dispersants and Oil Spills. Tradeoffs and a Lesson in Risk Perception.

David Ropeik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Ropeik

The dispersants used to break up the oil from the Gulf of Mexico spill are indeed toxic, but no more so than the oil itself. They reduce the mechanism by which the oil suffocates or harms some wildlife.

AKA Talks Sustainable Seafood on Good Morning America (VIDEO)

Ashley Koff | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ashley Koff

In my segment on GMA Health, I give you information and tools to show you how, like me, if you choose to eat seafood, you can make the sustainable choice.

The Gulf Oil Spill and Seafood Safety

Gina Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Gina Solomon

In the coming weeks, expect that many more areas will reopen to fishing. The unprecedented enormity of this oil spill makes it difficult to predict the extent and duration of fish contamination.

PHOTOS: Best Sushi In Los Angeles

Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

In some parts of Los Angeles, there's a Japanese restaurant on every block, but how are you supposed to know who's got the freshest fish and best omak...

The Dish On The 'Eat, Pray, Love' Cast Dinner At Thomas Keller's French Laundry

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The cast of the upcoming film Eat, Pray, Love enjoyed an intimate dinner last night at Thomas Keller's renowned The French Laundry in Napa, following...

Tailgate Dat: Historic New Orleans Grocery a Foodie's Dream

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Karen Dalton-Beninato

Hilaire Dubertrand Lanaux III (Trey for short), is walking me through the kitchen of Langensteins grocery store to show where they will be preparing massive amounts of takeout for tailgate parties.

Crab Industry Workers Reveal Injustice of 'Legal' Migrant Labor

Michelle Chen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michelle Chen

While the "illegal" label dehumanizes immigrants, second-class legal status, perhaps even more dangerously, may paper over injustice, as long as the labor market takes inequality for granted.