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We promise not to make claims without having done our research. You experience too much of that already! Check out some links to interesting stories and reports about fisheries, shrimp and seafood. And please, share your favorites with us via 'Contact Us'!
Shrimp & Heart Health
Effects of shrimp consumption on plasma lipoproteins
Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria
CBC News, Canada. March 2019. "Shrimp containing antibiotic-resistant bacteria found in Canadian grocery stores"
The meaning of Black Spots?
What can black spots mean on my shrimp? The answer may surprise you, but it's worth educating yourself by reading this decent NYT summary.
LA Fishing Industry Loses $258 mil
"Louisiana fishing industry suffers USD 258 million in losses." Seafood Source Nov 2019
What are we supposed to think?
"What are we supposed to think about shrimp?". NY Times- Melissa Clark Oct 2019.
Antibiotics in our Food
Use CDC and FDA resources to learn about antibiotics
How does the inspection work, and what is found?
Shrimp Fraud is Everywhere
Oceana Report (2014) shows DNA Testing Results in the U.S.
What's your best option?
Search the Monterey Bay Aquarium's renowned Seafood Watch website for most sustainable shrimp. (Spoiler: our methods are tops!)
Don't Look So Shocked...
Global Aquaculture Overtakes Beef Farming (2013)
For Efficiency: Let's Grow Seafood
Infographic for efficiency of commonly farmed animals. Shrimp and Fish are similar.
Fisheries vs. Aquaculture
UN-Food and Agriculture Organization Report on Fisheries (2018)
Growing Trade Deficit
Downloadable Report on US Fisheries and Seafood Trade (2015)