Monday, 2 May 2016

Facts About The Fishing Industry

Examining The Fish Industry

A rather disturbing article about the fishing industry.

 It is important to be aware of the facts and where possible go for sustainable products.
  • Salmon farming is a disaster both for the environment and for human health, and tests show farmed salmon is about five times more toxic than any other food tested
  • In animal feeding studies, mice fed farmed salmon developed obesity and diabetes — effects researchers believe are related to toxic exposures
  • Besides pesticides and antibiotics used in fish farming, the most significant source of toxic exposure is the dry pellet feed, which contains dioxins, PCBs, and other toxic pollutants 
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