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Eating Tuna: What's in Your Roll? What's in Your Can?

Carl Safina | Posted 02.03.2013 | Green
Carl Safina

We all want to just eat and not worry too much about it. That's hard if you're confused about GMOs, mercury, other toxic chemicals, antibiotics, and radioactivity.

Are Scallops the New Oysters?

Anneli Rufus | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Anneli Rufus

I was a strict vegetarian for twenty years. Then someone offered me a scallop. That plump, muscly perfect circle, geometrically a marvel, a white coin jetting hot juice: Oh glorious bivalve, cookie-of-the-sea, you gave your life for me!

Whole Foods Market Bans 'Red'-Coded Seafood

Carl Safina | Posted 06.01.2012 | Green
Carl Safina

Starting on Earth Day (April 22), Whole Foods won't be selling any more red-rated seafood. They'll be the first (and so far only, but we hope that will change) national grocer to do so.

Berlin Reed: Vegetarian Butcher Turned Ethical Omnivore

Mother Nature Network | Nicole Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

When dangerously underemployed vegetarian Berlin Reed agreed to temporarily work the meat counter at Brooklyn's The Greene Grape, he never expected th...