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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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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Tilapia – Home Grown and Locally Available

June 10, 2010 | Barry Nash

north carolina fisheries Tilapia is a common name for almost one hundred species of fish that originated in the Nile River in northern Africa. In the wild, tilapia inhabit warm water ponds, streams and lakes…

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