Fresh, Local is Preferred

July 8, 2010 | Barry Nash

north carolina fisheries A 2007 consumer study validated what many North Carolina coastal residents already know – fresh, wild-caught shrimp are more appealing than their frozen, imported cousins. When asked which they preferred, 60 percent…

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Hot Crab and Cheese Sandwich

June 25, 2010 | Joyce Taylor

another fresh seafood idea What comes to mind when someone mentions a seafood sandwich? Probably a bland, breaded, fried square piece of fish from the local fast food eatery. Topped, of course, with a slice…

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North Carolina Crabmeat – Handle It Safely

June 25, 2010 | Barry Nash

how to select, handle, clean and store seafood Fresh crabmeat refers to cooked meat that is picked from the crab shell. Eastern North Carolina fishermen harvest Atlantic blue crabs mainly in the summer and fall…

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Dietary Guidelines for Americans Published

June 25, 2010 | David Green

seafood is health food The USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion final report of the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee was published June 15.  The report calls for increased seafood intake and addresses the pregnancy/breastfeeding…

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What Is Aquaculture? Is It Safe to Eat the Fish?

June 11, 2010 | David Green

seafood is health food Think of animal farming where people produce, raise, and care for aquatic animals in controlled environments such as tanks, ponds and offshore cages. Both freshwater and saltwater fish are grown in…

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