28 Feb '15, 1am
8 Scariest Facts About Seafood
Swordfish with a side of dead marine mammals? Shrimp with a little slave labor on top? A Sprinkling of a illegal poaching and habitat degradation over your caviar? There’s a whole lot of scary stuff that goes along with the seafood on your plate. Read on for some of the most shocking facts about seafood. 1.Farm-Raised Salmon is Dyed Pink. In the wild, salmon take on a pink flesh because of the krill they feed on. When salmon is farm-raised, they don’t have access to that krill and their flesh is gray, not pink . Manufacturers dye the farm-raised gray salmon pink before it gets to supermarkets. 2. Swordfish Catching Kills Marine Mammals. When it comes to the worst fish you can eat, swordfish are high on the list. For one thing, they have some of the highest mercury levels of any consumable fish on the planet, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warns pregnant wo...