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2008-07-23 18:00:30

For a smart baby, eat more fish. Although fatty fish, such as salmon and tuna, are rich in heart- healthy omega-3 fatty acids, in recent years the government has warned pregnant women to restrict their intake to avoid exposure to high levels of mercury.

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2008-03-29 00:30:00

As Japanese sushi conquers restaurants and homes around the world, industry experts are fighting the side-effects of the raw fish boom: fake sushi bars, over-confident amateurs, poisoned consumers.

2006-07-05 18:05:00

Bluefin tuna risk being fished to extinction in the North East Atlantic and Mediterranean Sea, a conservation group warned Wednesday, appealing for an immediate ban on catches of the highly prized fish.

2006-07-04 19:05:00

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Illegal fishing has devastated Europe's stocks of the highly prized bluefin tuna and threatens the species' survival in the eastern Atlantic and Mediterranean, environmental campaign group WWF said on Wednesday.

2006-03-06 17:43:34

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Sushi is more popular than ever before but eating it "has become the new Russian roulette" in terms of safety, a group campaigning against mercury in fish said on Monday.

2005-11-16 15:43:49

ROME (Reuters) - Countries are ignoring limits on fishing in the Mediterranean Sea, endangering the existence of one of the highly prized bluefin tuna, the environmental campaign group WWF said on Wednesday.

2005-11-16 15:40:00

Countries are ignoring limits on fishing in the Mediterranean Sea, endangering the existence of one of the highly prized bluefin tuna, the environmental campaign group WWF said on Wednesday.

2005-10-29 12:01:30

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - America's growing appetite for exotic sushi may help preserve vanishing beds of seaweed seen as an important part of the ecosystem along the California coastline.

2005-10-28 18:33:22

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - America's growing appetite for exotic sushi may help preserve vanishing beds of seaweed seen as an important part of the ecosystem along the California coastline.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.