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OTTAWA, Dec. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Shellfish is a nutritious food choice but it must be stored, handled and prepared properly to help prevent food poisoning.
A three-year study of ancient clam gardens in the Pacific Northwest has led researchers, including three from Simon Fraser University, to make a discovery that could benefit coastal communities’ food production.
The change by our ancestors from hunter-gathers to farmers is one of the most intensively researched aspects of archaeology. Now a large-scale investigation of British archaeological sites dating from around 4,600 BC to 1,400 AD has examined millions of fragments of bone and analysed over 1,000 cooking pots.
Combined research efforts by scientists has allowed fishermen to harvest ocean quahogs and surf clams in these offshore waters for the first time in more than two decades.
LA’s Sensational Seafood weight loss cookbook is newly available online. Greensboro, North Carolina (PRWEB) February 22, 2013 Romantic dinners.
In the journal Global Change Biology, a worldwide study is published to understand and forecast the likely impact of ocean acidification on shellfish and other marine life living in seas from the tropics to the north and south poles.
American regulators are urging supermarkets and other retailers to remove South Korean oysters, clams, mussels and scallops from store shelves due to concerns that they may have been infected with norovirus.
The Eastern Oyster (Crassostrea virginica), also known as the American Oyster, Atlantic Oyster, or Virginia Oyster, is a species of oyster that is native to the eastern seaboard of North America. It is also farmed in Puget Sound, Washington, where it is known as the Totten Inlet Virginica. Like all oysters, the Eastern Oyster is a hard shellfish that comes in several different sizes, usually 2 to 6 inches long. It has hard edges that supply a tough shield against predators. They are...
The Hard Clam (Mercenaria mercenaria), also known as the quahog, is a bivalve mollusk native to the eastern shores of North America, from Prince Edward Island to the Yucatan Peninsula. Older sources may give it the systematic name Venus mercenaria. It is one of many unrelated bivalves referred to as clams. Hard clams are quite common throughout New England, north into Canada, and all down the Eastern seaboard of the United States to Florida, but are particularly abundant between Cape Cod and...
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