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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Soft-shell Blue Crabs

May 27, 2010 | Pam Morris

seafood traditions Eddie Willis (EW) a soft crab harvester and fish dealer talks to Pam Morris (PM) PM: Where do you live and how long have you been a commercial fisherman? EW: I’m a fourth…

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Health Aspects of Fish Consumption

May 26, 2010 | David Green

seafood is health food A recent international report concludes eating fish lowers the risk of death from heart disease in the general adult population. For women of childbearing age, the report concludes eating fish during…

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