• Sustainability Press Release

    New Push for Lobster Sustainability Laws

    September 5, 2008 Washington, DC It is time for regulators to adopt a minimum size requirement for Spiny Lobsters harvested from the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico and the South Atlantic, according to th...

  • Uncategorized Blog

    A Message to Environmental Journalists

    First of all let's start things off on the right foot. My name is Gavin and I am here to be a resource to you. Despite what you may have read or heard from environmental extremists the seafood communi...

  • Health Blog

    Seafood for breakfast

    I read a review today of Starbuck's new breakfast offerings (apparently the previously-offered hot sandwiches overpowered the coffee smell) and got to thinking that I've never posted a single fish for...

  • Uncategorized Blog

    (Part III) Chicago Tribune Publishes Another Alarmist Mercury in Fish Story

    We heard back from the Chicago Tribune last night. Take a look at what they wrote: Mr. Gibbons: Michael Hawthorne and I have gone over your letter at length and reviewed the concerns you raised. I f...

  • Health Blog

    How sushi started

    I am not a history buff. In fact, my history knowledge is borderline embarrassing. But I think I have just found a piece of the past I could sink my teeth into - the history of sushi. Author Trevor Co...

  • Uncategorized Blog

    (Part II) Chicago Tribune Publishes Another Alarmist Mercury in Fish Story

    On the first day this blog went live I wrote that we "hope to change the dialog that often accompanies stories about seafood. It's no longer about whether we like or agree with a story. It's about whe...

  • Health Blog

    A healthful Labor Day

    While Lloyd spent Labor Day weekend in Vegas with the guys pushing the limits of sleep deprivation, I had a rejuvenating holiday full of slow meals, early nights, and quality time with loved ...

  • Uncategorized Blog

    Chicago Tribune Publishes Another Alarmist Mercury in Fish Story

    In 2005 environmental reporter Michael Hawthorne published a series of sensationalized stories about mercury in seafood that ran under the shocking headline "The Mercury Menace" and warned of the "Tox...

  • Uncategorized Blog

    Greenpeace Campaign Heads South… Way South

    Greenpeace's flawed seafood sustainability campaign has stumbled and stuttered its way to New Zealand. Some Kiwi friends report the eco-lobby's effort there isn't going so well. For starters they circ...

  • Health Blog

    The best smell

    Whenever my mom makes an outstanding recipe, she always writes "do-over" next to it in her cookbook. The spicy red fish (I used Dover sole and calamari) stew I made last night is absolutely a do...

  • Health Blog

    Fish stew in my future

    Because today is cloudy and a few degrees cooler than it has been, Im thinking of making a comforting fish stew for dinner. Ive also come to find lately that soups and stews are the gift that keeps o...

  • Health Blog

    Vitamin D

    With all the fuss about omega-3 fats, its easy to forget that fish isnt a one-trick pony. Another nutrient for which seafood is just about the only naturally-rich source (aside from sunshine!) is vi...

  • Uncategorized Blog

    Better Seafood Bureau Called reputable representatives ferreting out false marketing

    The headlines are everywhere; Fish Tale Has DNA Hook, DNA testing uncovers suspect sushi, Expensive fish mislabeled. Is it culinary fraud or an accident? Some serious science appears to have exposed ...

  • Consumer Protection Press Release

    Seafood Mislabeling Report Highlights BSB Challenge

    August 22, 2008 Washington, DC - Media reports from Toronto to New York are trumpeting the results of a Canadian study that enlisted the help of American teenagers to collect seafood samples for DNA t...

  • Health Blog

    How to travel with tuna

    I like to keep 3 ounce cups of tuna in my office for lunch and snacks. But how, you may wonder, does that single serving of tuna become a mouth-watering sandwich midday? My secret is to bring from...