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Daily Mail, 8 March 2014: DDT found in salmon: Pesticide discovered in farmed fish on sale in five major British supermarkets

DDT found in salmon: Pesticide discovered in farmed fish on sale in five major British supermarkets Daily Mail, 8 March 2014. Trace levels found in Waitrose, Tesco, Asda, Morrisons and Iceland salmon Salmon production process involves dousing fish in chemicals to kill lice Fish also given protein feed which can contain DDT and other by-products … Continue reading

Slow Food, have published a new page on under their ‘Slow Fish’ banner: Wild Atlantic and Farmed Salmon

Slow Food, have published a new page on under their ‘Slow Fish’ banner: Wild Atlantic and Farmed Salmon

Slow Food, have published a new page on under their ‘Slow Fish’ banner: Wild Atlantic and Farmed Salmon Scientific Name: Salmo salar Commercial Names: Farmed salmon, Atlantic salmon, sake (sushi) Issues… Once a luxury food reserved for special occasions like Christmas and New Year’s Eve, salmon has gradually become available year-round in supermarkets, in large … Continue reading

Anti-fish farm campaigner to visit Bantry

Anti-fish farm campaigner to visit Bantry

The British-born, globe-trotting salmon activist Don Staniford is to speak at a public meeting in Bantry, County Cork on his current tour of Ireland which includes the Aran Islands, Connemara, Clew Bay, Clare Island, Donegal Bay, Mulroy Bay, and Lough Swilly. Staniford, who has been described by aquaculture trade media as salmon farming’s “public enemy … Continue reading