Category Archives: Risks vs. Benefits

MSC certification of “Echebastar” Fishery: “WWF is [still] most concerned…” Objections were all dismissed & WWF doesn’t recommend these MSC-cert tunas…

Continue reading MSC certification of “Echebastar” Fishery: “WWF is [still] most concerned…” Objections were all dismissed & WWF doesn’t recommend these MSC-cert tunas…

“DON’T eat reef fish”: Of Ecotourism, reef fish consumption, climate change, benefits, trade-offs & adaptation strategies in Palau

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“It was previously widely thought that farmed salmon contained more environmental pollutants than wild salmon, but this proves not to be the case” – Norway’s NIFES

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EU “inhospitable” to AquaBounty’s ‘AAS’ GM salmon; Conley et al. on ‘propaganda campaign to demonize GMOs’, GM salmon… and ‘Sustainability’

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IMPACT of the Fukushima accident on marine life, five years later; Status & what remains to be done…

Continue reading IMPACT of the Fukushima accident on marine life, five years later; Status & what remains to be done…

EFSA scientific opinion on emerging issue: “Presence of microplastics and nanoplastics in food, with particular focus on seafood”

Continue reading EFSA scientific opinion on emerging issue: “Presence of microplastics and nanoplastics in food, with particular focus on seafood”

SUPERFISHOIL: New research highlights that 64% of people across UK do not consider health of their hearts whilst making diet choices

Continue reading SUPERFISHOIL: New research highlights that 64% of people across UK do not consider health of their hearts whilst making diet choices

FISH consumption during pregnancy is beneficial for cognitive / neuropsychological development of children – CREAL study; “We think that the positive effect of fish overcomes the negative effect of mercury”…

Continue reading FISH consumption during pregnancy is beneficial for cognitive / neuropsychological development of children – CREAL study; “We think that the positive effect of fish overcomes the negative effect of mercury”…

2015-2020 U.S. Dietary Guidelines for Americans re-iterates seafood as “important source” of nutrients, lauded for “health benefits”

Continue reading 2015-2020 U.S. Dietary Guidelines for Americans re-iterates seafood as “important source” of nutrients, lauded for “health benefits”

NEW twist in Omega-3 fatty acids’ health benefit story: Inuits’ unique genetic adaptation means “you cannot extrapolate” – Science study

Continue reading NEW twist in Omega-3 fatty acids’ health benefit story: Inuits’ unique genetic adaptation means “you cannot extrapolate” – Science study

“MAJOR scientific gaps” in understanding risks Vs benefits of eating fish re. multiple exposures to fish oils, selenium, methylmercury… Data fro; 10 studies involving 63 species

Continue reading “MAJOR scientific gaps” in understanding risks Vs benefits of eating fish re. multiple exposures to fish oils, selenium, methylmercury… Data fro; 10 studies involving 63 species

REFUTING ’empty promises fish oil’ claims made by Washington Post; GOED & IFFO clarify health benefits of taking omega-3’s

Fish oil 'Empty Promises' - Wash. Post July 8 2015 (2)

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CANADIAN government announces second round of funding for contaminants research projects; Biological effects of contaminants on fish

Continue reading CANADIAN government announces second round of funding for contaminants research projects; Biological effects of contaminants on fish

SALMON aquaculture compares very favourably vs. competing proteins’ antibiotics usage; Global livestock antibiotic use expected to leap 67% by 2030

Continue reading SALMON aquaculture compares very favourably vs. competing proteins’ antibiotics usage; Global livestock antibiotic use expected to leap 67% by 2030

“THE ROLE of Omega 3s in particularly important one” in nutrition; FAO’s Árni M. Mathiesen quotes Prof. Crawford as saying ‘the future of mankind relies on fish & oceans’

Continue reading “THE ROLE of Omega 3s in particularly important one” in nutrition; FAO’s Árni M. Mathiesen quotes Prof. Crawford as saying ‘the future of mankind relies on fish & oceans’

“[…] We should remember that the recommended [seafood consumption] levels are around 15Kg per capita per annum”

Continue reading “[…] We should remember that the recommended [seafood consumption] levels are around 15Kg per capita per annum”