20 Oct '11, 5pm

How to fix fish farms via @grist

How to fix fish farms via @grist

This article originally appeared on Gilt Taste . My brother, in a mad dash to get dinner on the table, once made a crucial error. Instead of reaching for his stepdaughter's plastic Barbie plate that neatly defined the space for vegetables, carbs, and protein, he put down three overlapping portions of the three unlike items. When he presented this intimate arrangement to my niece, bedlam ensued. Tears poured down. Fists pounded. Dinner, The Sequel, soon followed, with food properly meted out to their respective containers. With calm finally restored, my niece let forth one of our more memorable family utterances. "Keep the food separate" she said. "That's my motto." As it turns out, this may have to become the motto for the fish-farming industry. This past week, the disease Infectious Salmon Anemia (ISA) was first discovered in wild salmon off the coast of British Columbia....

Full article: http://www.grist.org/food/2011-10-20-how-to-fix-fish-farms

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