A verey good article and worth a read to inform yourself on this important matter.

Buying Seafood

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Have you noticed that a lot of the seafood sold in supermarkets or marketed online has all of a sudden become “sustainable?” Over the last decade it has become a major buzzword along with “gluten-free” and “organic.” How can this be?

If all this seafood is really sustainably caught or farmed then why are we all worried about the health of our wild fish stocks or fish farms?

I believe seafood sustainability is an important, and achievable goal, but all these labels springing up makes my B.S. detector go off. What I feel is happening is the marketing end of the seafood industry knows people are looking for this buzzword attached to their fish and shellfish, regardless of what is really happening. Plus, consider that most of the seafood we eat in the US is imported, and not inspected, how the hell can…

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