Pungent Delicacy

It catches your attention when Andrew Zimmern, host of the Travel Channel’s Bizarre Foods show, describes a food as “hospital floor cleaner mixed with glue solvent.” In South Korea, Read More…

Slime Time: Hagfish in Korea

Today, the third Wednesday of October, is National Hagfish Day, a day dedicated to that most slimy of aquatic ambassadors, the hagfish (class Myxini). Since we’re sure Read More…

Flashback Friday: Seafood and Slavery

As World Food Day approaches on October 16, we wanted to shine a spotlight on the subject of fish as food, particularly on the issue of human Read More…

Human Rights and the Seafood Industry

Today is Human Rights Day, established by the United Nations in 1950 to highlight the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as a common standard that should be Read More…

Fish and Fukushima

The largest-ever discharge of radionuclides into the ocean from Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear reactor meltdown in 2011 prompted many health concerns. However, as we described in our Read More…

Groundfish make a sustainable seafood rebound

Conscientious chefs, shoppers, and restaurant goers in search of sustainable seafood just got a heap of new options to choose from. The Monterey Bay Aquarium's highly regarded Read More…

The seafood bait and switch

When you buy fish from a store, restaurant, or sushi bar, it might seem reasonable to assume that the fish you order is the fish you get. Read More…

The flip-side of fish

Despite the numerous reported health benefits of eating seafood (decreased rates of heart disease and stroke, decreased inflammation, and improved brain and visual function),  Americans don’t consume Read More…