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Sustainable Fish & Seafood

Fish. It's brain food. It's lean protein. It's rich in essential fatty acids like omega-3. We're supposed to eat it. Yet it's farmed or full of mercury or becoming extinct. Untangle the seafood message and get answers - as well as simple and delicious recipes - right here and start eating healthful, delicious fish and seafood.
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10 Steps to Sustainable Seafood
See easy guidelines for buying sustainable fish and shellfish.

How to Avoid Mislabeled Fish
Easy tips for avoiding mislabeled fish.

What Is CSF (Community Supported Fishery)?
CSFs are the latest way for consumers to get the freshest fish.

Seafood Watch Sustainable Seafood Choices
The Monterey Bay Aquarium's Seafood Watch program tracks the health and sustainability of fisheries around the world. Check out the results: fish and shellfish to enjoy, to avoid, and to think about. Click on specific species to get in-depth information about how it's caught, its long-term viability, and other fishery details.

Sustainable Seafood Fixes
You've heard you shouldn't eat certain seafood because of how it's caught - but what to turn to instead? We have a few alternatives to popular, and over-fished, seafood.

West Coast Seafood Seasons
Seafood, like produce, has seasons - see what they are on the West Coast of the U.S. with this Guide to West Coast Seafood Seasons.

Marine Stewardship Council
Find sources to buy Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)-certified seafood (including specific brands and products) in countries around the world. The MSC uses independently developed environmental standards to assess and certify fisheries and their products.

KidSafe Seafood
KidSafe Seafood is a program from SeaWeb to give parents up-to-date information about the safety and sustainability (the two aren't always the same!) of seafood for young children.

Seafood Choices Alliance
Seafood Choices Alliance helps the seafood industry — fishermen, fish farmers, processors, distributors, retailers, restaurants, and food service providers — to make the seafood marketplace environmentally, economically and socially sustainable.

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