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California Expands Warning about Anchovies & Sardines

April 16, 2014 by


The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is advising consumers not to eat commercially or recreationally caught anchovy or sardines, or the internal organs of commercially or recreationally caught crab taken from Monterey and Santa Cruz counties.  Dangerous levels of domoic acid have been detected in some of these species and could be present in […]

Boston MA seafood Restaurant closed for Rodent Droppings, Critical Temps & more

April 11, 2014 by


Update: Re-opened April 11, 2014 Boston MA Department of Health has posted the following restaurant closure: VICTORIA SEAFOOD 1029 COMMONWEALTH AV BOSTON MA. 02215 Inspection Date: 4/4/2014 Status Code Violation Description Location *** Violation 01-3-101/701.11 Spoilage, Unsafe FoodComments: Onions stored in bin with rodent droppings, spinach rinsed in soiled sink and prepared with raw fish. […]

From Sushi Plate to Investment Portfolio: 3 Ways to Take Action on Ocean Health

March 26, 2014 by


by John B. Thomas Source: From the Sushi Plate to the Investment Portfolio: Three Ways to Take Action on Ocean Health The earth isn’t called the “blue marble” for nothing: All life on Earth is linked to our oceans, including the oxygen we breathe, the plants and fish that we eat, and the moderation of […]

Almost All Imported Seafood Violates Federal Law, Says NRDC

January 8, 2014 by


by Peter Lehner On October 1, 2013, a female humpback whale washed up dead on a Long Island beach. Its 20-ton body, discovered by an early-morning surfer, bore signs of trauma. The cause of death, although it’s being investigated by the federal government, is no great mystery. According to researchers on the scene, the whale’s […]

FDA’s Final Guidance for Primary Seafood Processors Who Purchase Reef Fish and Identifies Lionfish as a Risk for Ciguatera Fish Poisoning

November 22, 2013 by


FDA is announcing the availability of final guidance recommending that primary seafood processors who purchase reef fish such as grouper, amberjack, snapper, lionfish, king mackerel, and barracuda take steps to minimize consumers’ risk of ciguatera fish poisoning (CFP) from the fish they distribute. The guidance complements FDA’s existing advice on preventing CFP and identifies two […]


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