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Farmed Salmon

Engineered Salmon May Be A Tough Sell

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 04.03.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — Don't expect to find genetically modified salmon — or any other engineered fish or meat — on store shelves anytime soon. The ...

Farmed Salmon Are Not a Sustainable Alternative

Ted Danson | Posted 11.26.2013 | Green
Ted Danson

Yesterday the Washington Post published a dangerously misleading article about farmed salmon. Lauding improvements in the salmon farming industry, they assert that farmed salmon is a viable alternative to wild-caught fish. We'd like to set the record straight: farmed salmon is a terrible choice for our oceans.

The True Cost of Food

Sea to Table | Posted 06.04.2013 | Taste
Sea to Table

When we turn a blind eye to where our food comes from in the name of convenience and price, we allow others to make our choices about what kind of food system we want to have. Ignorance may be bliss, but we can no longer afford to ignore the impact of our food choices.

Why Do We Need GMO Farmed Salmon?

Sea to Table | Posted 01.16.2013 | Food
Sea to Table

There are plenty of reasons to oppose genetically engineered salmon, ranging from consumer health concerns to environmental risk, but there's a larger question we need to ask. What kind of food system do we want to sustain us?

Jane Brody Gets It (Really) Wrong 'Debunking' Health Myths

Kristin Wartman | Posted 03.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Kristin Wartman

With all the nutrition misinformation out there, one would expect Jane Brody and The New York Times to be more careful about relying on an "expert source" with ties to the biggest agricultural and food companies in the world to debunk health myths.

Evidence Mounts That Hatchery Salmon Harms Wild Salmon

Posted 05.15.2012 | Food

A recently published collection of 23 peer-reviewed and independent studies found evidence that some salmon from hatcheries are harming wild salmon po...

Is Atlantic Salmon (Farmed Salmon) Linked to Obesity and Diabetes?

Dr. Walter Crinnion | Posted 06.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Walter Crinnion

Rates of diabetes are climbing at an alarming rate. Across the world, the rates of the development of diabetes are dramatically increasing. In 2000, a...

Deadly Salmon Virus Spreads

AP | By PHUONG LE | Posted 12.19.2011 | Food

SEATTLE -- Scientists in Washington state are working to improve testing of a deadly, contagious marine virus as a precaution, after the virus was det...

Lethal Virus Spreads From Salmon Farms Into Open Ocean

New York Times | CORNELIA DEAN and RACHEL NUWER | Posted 12.18.2011 | Food

A lethal and highly contagious marine virus has been detected for the first time in wild salmon in the Pacific Northwest, researchers in British Colum...

Farmed Salmon Threaten Wild Stocks With Deadly Sea Lice

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 10.24.2011 | Food

Farmed salmon present a serious threat to the survival of wild salmon stocks in the form of tiny sea lice, according a new study by Martin Krkosek of ...

Just Say No To "Certified Organic" Farmed Salmon

Chris Genovali | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Chris Genovali

Take some pellets with fish meal, add a dash of pink chemical pigments, sprinkle with antibiotics, decorate with bacteria and viruses, glaze with PCB's and you have your average farmed salmon fillet.

Salmon: California, Oregon Fish Moved To "Avoid" Designation

Slashfood | Clare Leschin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

For you eaters who avoid farm-raised salmon and instead seek out wild-caught varieties, your job just got a little more complicated. According to Th...

Target Switches Farmed Salmon For Wild Salmon

The Daily Green | Brian Clark Howard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Big box retailer Target has already won accolades from greens for being out front in stocking sustainable fashion and phasing out toxic PVC plastics f...

The 5 Fish You Should Never Eat

Andrew Knowlton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Knowlton

Just because it's on the menu at a famous chef's restaurant does not mean it's okay to eat.

The Pescatore's Dilemma

Cathy Erway | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Cathy Erway

Seafood has enjoyed a long history of acceptance among people who otherwise do not eat meat. Yet today's food gurus are placing pescatarianism at the height of ravenously irresponsible eating.

Chile's Salmon Farms Verging on Breakdown

Dan Imhoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dan Imhoff

One recent story that should have generated some rather large waves has made only a minor splash. Chile's salmon farming industry, second only to Norway's, is on the verge of collapse.