Thursday, October 2, 2008

High fat Feed Farmed salmon

Raised in coastal pen, farmed salmon are given a high-fat feed consisting mainly of ground fish and fish oil, while the wild kind feast on a variety of aquatic organisms. Farmed fish often have higher levels of omega-3s and up to 10 times more toxins, according to the researcher. They said that omega 3s and poison such as PCB and dioxine accumulate in fat cells, farmed salmon are swallowing concentrated contaminants every time they chow down. So when you’re scanning the seafood counter read the fine print.


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