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If you're a regular seafood consumer, you may have noticed the Ocean Wise label on items at grocery stores or on restaurant menus. This isn’t your average seafood label—it represents a global conservation organization with a multi-pronged approach to...
With heart-healthy diets trending in recent years, it’s no wonder that fish consumption has been on the rise in the average American diet. In fact, overall seafood consumption has increased steadily over the past several years (excluding a slight...
In 2012, the first Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certification was granted to a Regal Springs Tilapia Farm in Indonesia. Since then, the ASC label has quickly become a symbol of innovators promoting environmental and social wellness in the aquaculture...
The humble fish is a key ingredient used by many industries, from cosmetics to clothing. And we're not just talking about the edible fillets either—more and more, eco-friendly businesses are finding ways to make use of an entire fish...
To Our Dedicated Readership, As you know, not all Tilapia are created equal. Whether it's due to unsustainable farming practices or how the meat is treated during distribution, the Tilapia that ends up on your plate can vary in quality...
Today, more and more of the seafood we eat is farmed rather than wild caught. This is good news for wild fish populations, which are nearly 90% depleted, but some species of fish are still safe to catch wild....
The ocean of information on display in grocery stores can feel overwhelming, especially with labels like organic, natural and sustainable on packaging. Taking the time to learn more about labels on the food we buy can feel daunting. However,...
Sourcing sustainable seafood in a landlocked state doesn’t need to be complicated. Regardless of where you buy your fish—at a restaurant, from the grocery store or straight from a supplier—there are plenty of ways to find sustainable seafood. Smart Shopping Actively...
Everything we eat affects the environment; from how meat is processed, to how we transport food and even to our consumption patterns. The amount of greenhouse gasses created are on the rise. This has huge implications for the world,...
More sustainable fish farms do not use hormones, antibiotics, chemicals or additives Responsible water usage means only taking up a small portion of its surface and constantly monitoring water quality Farmed fish eat a balanced diet of primarily...