Tag Archives: Seafood fraud

Who’s minding the store? Health Canada’s regulations at risk

According to Health Canada, “Canadians are informed of and protected from health risks associated with food, products, substances and environments, and are informed of the benefits of healthy eating”. Yet here we have what is considered seafood fraud rampant in restaurants across the country. A fish called escolar masquerades on menus, often as butterfish and […]

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There’s something fishy going on in a lot of places

On Monday I posted about my concern with escolar masquerading as  white tuna and butterfish. I did so as a result of a discussion I had on the weekend with a physician who loved butterfish and white tuna but also didn’t know the cause of his occasional stomach upsets after eating sushi.  Little did I […]

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Fish eaters beware of the butterfish: your tummy may thank you

Though science continues to back the wisdom that fish is brain food, there are times when you need to use your smarts to make it a healthy choice.  While most varieties offer a range of disease-fighting perks, there are a few you don’t want to get your hooks into. The problem is that sometimes  you […]

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