Fish fraud is widespread in the United States. It is more than a rip off of consumer dollars, it has potential health consequences to unborn children, as well as GI issues. It isn’t difficult to imagine those who would defraud the type of fish would also have poor sanitary conditions.
Platelet Rich Plasma is a technique where an injection of the patient’s own blood is concentrated with the “healing factors” – but does it work? There is no good study saying it works. Athletes like Tiger Woods and others have tried it. But with years of use, there is no randomized, double blind study that shows efficacy.
PCB’s and the state of our seafood: years after PCBs were banned from manufacture, they continue to contaminate our waterways, and sources of fish. While levels of PCBs have been decreasing, the impact of PCBs on people is substantial.
Overfishing and fishery collapse has been going on for over 100 years. It is reaching a critical point with poorly managed fisheries. If no changes are made, by 2048 all Native fisheries will collapse. Here is a list of fish to avoid, and what you can do to insure the fish you buy were obtained in a sustainable, responsible manner.