Seafood (page 3)

Consumer Reports: Tuna is Poison (Unless It’s on Our Party Platter)

Consumer Reports magazine has gone back to the tired old narrative of warning Americans about vanishingly low levels of mercury in canned tuna. “Canned tuna, especially white,” the…
Posted December 7, 2010 at 12:00 am

Swedish Fish High in Nutrients, Low in Mercury

The Swedes know a thing or two about seafood. Scandinavia is the largest fish supplier in Europe, and seafood is a key staple of the Swedish diet. So…
Posted November 30, 2010 at 12:00 am

Selenium: Fish’s Forgotten Benefit

Food hysterics seem to enjoy pulling their hair out over the supposed effects of mercury in fish. What they'll never mention is a little element called selenium. Selenium is…
Posted November 22, 2010 at 12:00 am

Kelly Kapowski Serves Up Fishy Complaint

Media outlets and activist groups seem to love regurgitating the myth that eating store-bought tuna can cause mercury poisoning. And every so often, a new celebrity will come out…
Posted October 26, 2010 at 12:00 am

Quote of the Week

With an FDA panel holding hearings this week on whether to allow the first genetically modified animal (salmon) on Americans’ plates, “green” scaremongering is once again rearing its…
Posted September 23, 2010 at 12:00 am

The Internet’s Most Honest Seafood Calculator

Our HowMuchFish.com website is a quick resource for people looking to figure out, well, how much fish they should be eating to reap all of seafood’s health benefits…
Posted September 15, 2010 at 12:00 am

Someone Should Remind the EPA That Whales Aren’t Fish

While we generally support the right of consumers to eat whatever they please (especially without a side of activist-induced scaremongering and hype), we’re making an exception today. In a…
Posted September 9, 2010 at 12:00 am

Don’t Take the Activist Bait on Biotech Fish

Last week the Food and Drug Administration released a preliminary report declaring that genetically modified salmon appears to be A-OK. The agency is holding hearings in the coming…
Posted September 7, 2010 at 12:00 am

Activist Fish Report Full of Chum

If you thought the activist Environmental Working Group was silly for making hay over Vitamin A, it’s facing some new competition in the “eternally worrisome” department from…
Posted August 30, 2010 at 12:00 am

Experts: Eat Your Seafood (Without a Side of Scaremongering)

In the age of mass media fueled by scary stories, it’s no surprise that environmental activists have been able to turn minuscule levels of mercury in fish into horrifying…
Posted July 29, 2010 at 12:00 am