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Frozen is the New Fresh

Frozen is the New Fresh

The Cold Never Bothered Us Anyway Let’s just stop with frozen fish snobbery. Frozen food suffers from the stigma of the highly processed...the hot pockets, the pizza rolls...and it’s hard to shake a reputation like that. But Foodies should think twice about bypassing the freezer when looking for the freshest and tastiest fish. Let it go and embrace flash freezing for the almost perfect preservation method it is. From taste to nutrition to responsibility, frozen wins. Taste & Quality: With 95% of all seafood consumed in the US being imported, “Fresh” May not be as fresh as you think… especially...

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Avoiding Sketchy Shrimp

Avoiding Sketchy Shrimp

America loves shrimp. It’s easy to cook, versatile, and delicious. In the U.S., shrimp accounts for about 1/4 of the seafood we eat, which adds up to 1.3 billion pounds of shrimp per year. Due to this high demand, shrimp is our number one seafood import, but it’s important to remember that there are healthy stocks of shrimp right in the Gulf of Mexico. American shrimp fisheries are the best managed in the world. Regulations such as the Marine Mammal Protection act and the Magnuson-Stevens Act of 1976 help provide a framework to effectively protect shrimp fisheries, and the habitats that...

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