Rubber Chicken Recalled

Rubber Chicken Recalled

The rubber is believed to have come from a seal on a piece of equipment, which was pinched during processing and ended up in the nugget "blend." 1 According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), the recall is due to contamination with "extraneous materials," and although no adverse reactions have been reported, you should not consume them.

What Is Scombroid Poisoning?

What Is Scombroid Poisoning?

Although the symptoms may resolve with basic treatment commonly used for an acute allergic reaction, they instead may have been caused by an excess amount of histamine in the fish, 4 known as scombroid poisoning.

Beavers May Benefit Endangered Salmon Species

Beavers May Benefit Endangered Salmon Species

9 Speaking to The Atlantic, Pollock explained, “Beavers create complex habitat and enhance local biological diversity in a way that’s really unique … They do a much better job of managing these systems than we do.” 10 Beavers Slow Down Water Flow — An Understated Benefit to the Environment Ben Goldfarb, an environmental journalist who has written extensively about beavers, describes beavers as a keystone species because their dams and resulting beaver ponds support so many other organisms.

Fish Farm Mortality on The Rise

Fish Farm Mortality on The Rise

Fish farms, with their large numbers of salmon living in close proximity, are ideal breeding grounds for sea lice, and there’s potential for lice on salmon farms to infect wild salmon, damaging their populations.

Farmed Fish Are Depleting Oceans of Wild Fish

Farmed Fish Are Depleting Oceans of Wild Fish

There are already 100 species being farmed,1 and while aquaculture, as it's technically known, may sound like a sustainable alternative to catching wild fish, it poses many of the same problems plaguing industrial land-based livestock operations, or concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs).