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Center for Food Safety | Issues | | Aquaculture

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Health risks of fish farming

In addition to risking both fish and environmental health, aquacultural practices endanger human health:

  1. Antibiotics : Fish farms frequently use antibiotics to control disease in their crowded pens. 
  • Consequently, consumers may be ing...

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The fish served in the restaurant looks good doesn‘t it?

3.Dyes : It is estimated that 95% of Atlantic salmon is farmed, and almost all of it is dyed pink to make it more palatable to consumers. Although the effects of these dyes on health are not well known, recent studies have indicated possible links between artificial...

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Environmental impact

4.Persistent Organic Pollutants : Persistent organic pollutants (POPs) such as PCBs and dioxins are chemical compounds that resist biodegradation and therefore “persist” in the environment. As such, they tend to bioaccumulate up the food chain and can cause sign...

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