• Health Blog

    A mixed bag of reporting from the Washington Post

    The Washington Post features what it calls “A user’s guide to buying seafood” today. And they get… some of the story right. They’re spot on when they write: “Do you avoid seafood fo...

  • Nutrition Blog

    An Accurate Tilapia Tale

    Tilapia has a storied history as a healthy, affordable whitefish that has grown exponentially in popularity in recent years. But with its meteoric rise has come a torrent of misinformation. Even for a...

  • Health Blog

    Science Based Perspective on New Mercury Study

    Recent reporting on a new study published in Environmental Science & Technology suggests mercury levels in Atlantic bluefin tuna have decreased during a similar period of time when mercury levels ...

  • Nutrition Blog

    Just Say No to Nuanced Nutrition Messages

    There's a temptation among those who give nutrition advice almost as powerful as a freshly baked cupcake - lists.  Whether we call the categories eat this/not that, red/yellow/green, or the dirty doz...

  • Nutrition Blog

    Marketing the Mercury Myth: This Time on Shark Tank

    For years we’ve been telling you about how the Safe Catch company mantra feeds into the mercury fear-mongering nonsense that anti-tuna activists have been peddling for years.   And we’ve illustr...

  • Health Press Release

    Substantial Seafood Consumption Increase Reflected in Top 10 List

    October 27, 2016 – Washington, DC – In 2015 Americans ate 15.5 pounds of seafood per capita, up nearly a full pound (0.9 lb.) from 2014. The increase is reflected in multiple species across the N...

  • Video Blog

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  • Health Blog

    The Dr. Oz Misinformation Machine Turns to Farmed Salmon

    Dr. Oz has a shocking history of getting important nutrition and medical advice wrong. In fact, he even has the distinction of having been called on the carpet by Congress over his absurd prognosticat...

  • Consumer Protection Blog

    Wannabe Dr. Oz Stumbles Into Trade Story

    “Dr. Axe,” an aspiring Dr. Oz but one that lacks the actual MD, has now added his voice to an ongoing conversation about swai, a catfish-like species. Which likely leads you to ask… why? Perh...

  • Health Blog

    USDA: Americans Need to Eat More Seafood

    This week, the USDA Economic Research Service published an article about seafood that tells an all too familiar tale, “Americans’ Seafood Consumption Below Recommendations.” The article highl...

  • Safety Blog

    The Latest In Fukushima Misinformation

    Scientists, researchers and nuclear experts from around the globe have investigated the impact of the nuclear incident in Fukushima Japan following the tsunami there and time and time again have concl...

  • Policy Blog

    Forbes: Something Fishy, GOP Picks Bureaucracy Over Small Business?

    Opinion piece from Forbes By Kim Gorton Ms. Gorton is the President and CEO of Slade Gorton, a Massachusetts based seafood company. She is third generation to run the company. Since May, Hou...