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Government Issues Updated Guidelines for Fish Consumption

Carl Safina | Posted 08.18.2014 | Green
Carl Safina

A few days ago, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released updated draft advice on fish consumption for childbearing aged women and young children.

Simple Greek: Baked Sardines From Diane Kochilas

Ali Rosen | Posted 07.28.2014 | Taste
Ali Rosen

Diane Kochilas of Molyvos gives her advice for cooking Greek food -- such as ingredients like olives, oregano, fennel, feta cheese and citrus -- and then she showcases a traditional recipe from Lesvos, baked sardines. She shows us how to make baked sardines and explains why it is such an essential dish for Greece.

Mercury in Seafood: A Little Clarity

Carl Safina | Posted 05.27.2014 | Green
Carl Safina

One of the most dangerous yet confusing toxic pollutants is mercury in seafood. Mercury is very bad for developing fetuses and children, and seafood is very good for them. But mercury is in all seafood. Like I said: confusing.

A French Family

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

The land has a misty charm; with deep blue hydrangeas and red poppies growing like wild weeds everywhere, Brittany is a land of strange beauty and secrets, legends and fairies, warriors and fishermen.

Pasta Con Sarde

Rachel Levine | Posted 04.03.2013 | Taste
Rachel Levine

Named after the Italian island Sardinina, sardines are definitely the herring family's hippest and healthiest member. A frequent ingredient in Mediterranean and Italian cooking, they offer a briny, salty burst of flavor that enriches many a dish.

Where Have All The Sardines Gone?

Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 11.08.2012 | Home

Sardines may be small, but they pack a big punch -- and we're not just talking about in a piping hot bowl of sardine-y Fisherman's Eggs. As Huffing...

Of Little Fish, Cute Mammals, and the Law of Unintended Consequences

Glen Martin | Posted 12.23.2012 | Green
Glen Martin

A recent statement sounded alarms over declining Pacific herring stocks. Why such a big fuss over such tiny fish? As well as constituting the basis for idiosyncratic pizzas, these fish are critical forage for a great number of other marine species.

How to Can Sardines (VIDEO)

Rebecca Gerendasy | Posted 11.14.2012 | Taste
Rebecca Gerendasy

Two food preservation experts demonstrate how to safely can fresh sardines, including a basic primer on a pressure canner.

PHOTOS: Celebrating The Start Of Summer In Portugal

Olivia Katrandjian | Posted 07.17.2012 | Travel
Olivia Katrandjian

The first of several saints days celebrated in Portugal, it marks the beginning of the city's many summer festivals.

7 Sea-Inspired Pastas

Food52 | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Food52

As you wipe the sand off your toes and start to ponder dinner, you're sorry to leave the beach. So don't. These simple, seafood pastas take your tastebuds out to sea.

The Bottom Line: Little Fish Do Matter

Lee Crockett | Posted 07.07.2012 | Green
Lee Crockett

Small fish such as sardines and anchovies don't get much love. But these little fish provide essential food for all the marine life that we like to catch, eat or watch.

Something's Fishy With Mitt Romney

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 03.12.2012 | Politics

Rain or shine, Mitt Romney has his way with words. The GOP frontrunner's Monday campaign event in Alabama was shrouded by stormy weather. To escap...

DNA Results Confirm That Canned Sardines Are Kosher

NYTimes.com | Posted 02.13.2012 | Home

Just so you know: Canned sardines are kosher. This judgment would appear to be definitive, based on DNA evidence. Genetic testing by a parasitologi...

Rotten Thing Finally Located in Denmark

Mark C. Miller | Posted 11.27.2011 | Comedy
Mark C. Miller

Curious about the phrase's origin, Danish explorer Andreas Fridtjof has successfully concluded his seven year search for the actual rotten item that inspired the saying.

PHOTOS: 9 Tasty And Sustainable Sushi Selections

Huffington Post | Alden Wicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Americans have developed a healthy appetite for fish and sushi, but this appetite can come at a cost. Overfishing has put the future of many species a...

'The Cove''s Dolphin Slaughter Town, Taiji, Japan, Logs Dangerous Mercury Levels In Residents

AP | JAY ALABASTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

TAIJI, Japan — Residents of the dolphin-hunting village depicted in Oscar documentary "The Cove" have dangerously high mercury levels, likely be...

Last U.S. Sardine Cannery Shutting Down

AP | CLARKE CANFIELD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

From the Associated Press: PROSPECT HARBOR, Maine — The intensely fishy smell of sardines has been the smell of money for generations of worke...

Why Fatty Fish Is Good For Your Brain

Reuters | Miral Fahmy | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Looking to boost your memory and concentration? You're better off eating oily fish twice a week than popping expensive herbal pills or fish oil supple...