Farmed and Dangerous Blog

Archive for March, 2010

Farmed salmon are less nutritious and contain more PCBs than wild salmon

Monday, March 15th, 2010

A recent CTV news investigation compared wild and net-cage farmed salmon and found that wild salmon are more nutritious than farmed with eight times more Vitamin D and three times more Vitamin A per 100 gram serving. Farmed salmon are also fattier which means they have more omega 3s but also contain more cancer-causing PCBs. (more…)

Government-held sea lice data to be made public in BC

Wednesday, March 10th, 2010

After a six-year battle, CAAR member group T. Buck Suzuki Environmental Foundation along with Ecojustice won a Freedom of Information case to gain access to data collected by the British Columbia government on sea lice and disease levels at specific salmon farms. (more…)