June 17th, 2013 - Jill Ettinger
Fish farming is outpacing beef production for the first time in modern history, reports the Earth Policy Institute, and farmed fish is expected to also outpace wild caught fish this year as well.
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May 16th, 2012 - Jill Ettinger
With nearly half of all fish consumed in the U.S. originating on fish farms, concerns have heightened over the environmental issues associated with the practice. And a new report released by the Wild Salmon Center implicates salmon hatcheries in connection with damage to wild salmon populations.
Read More:Salmon Hatcheries Causing Wild Salmon Decline
November 11th, 2011 - Jill Ettinger
New testing methods are being implemented for fish raised on farms that have a greater chance of becoming contaminated with pesticides due to the unnatural plant-based diet now becoming a replacement for oceanic food sources, according to an article in Science Daily.
Read More:GMO Food Leaves Toxic Pesticides in Farmed Fish