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The Rules for Buying Fresh Seafood That You Were Afraid to Ask


Seafood is one of the most heavily regulated commodities in the world, and over 11 million individuals rely on the seafood industry as their main source of income worldwide. Over 91 percent of the seafood we consume in the US is imported from abroad, and less than 2 percent of this fish is inspected by the FDA.

And like many of the imported commodities still being sold in the USA today, our seafood's origins can be seedy and hard to trace. This makes it challenging for a responsible consumer to properly select fresh, natural, and sustainable seafood. There's slave labor conditions in Indian fish farms, child workers adding chemicals to shrimp in Vietnam, and Mediterranean…

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