"Tilapia Has Both Nutritional And Environmental Drawbacks." by chef jem .....

The flip side of Tilapia, "... the Perfect Factory Fish" By Elisabeth Rosenthal

Date:   5/3/2011 4:22:06 AM ( 10 y ago)

The Weston A. Price Foundation has consistently given a big "thumbs down" on farmed fish and seafood. The problems with farmed fish will now become more well known through articles like the following one published in the NY Times.[1]

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"Farmed" Tilapia is included in some hydroponic operations that have claimed the "Organic" label.[2] For this and additional reasons it is now vital to preserve the original standards of Organic labeling by requiring hydroponic operations to have their own label so those products can be most distinguishable from traditional soil-based "Organic Agriculture".

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December 12, 2016 -

This issue re: preserving "the original standards of Organic labeling" continues with new hydroponic systems claiming their soil-less operations meet the requirements for the more profitable label.
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Notes
[1]
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/02/science/earth/02tilapia.html

[2] https://www.ams.usda.gov/sites/default/files/media/2016%20Hydroponic%20Task%20Force%20Report.PDF

Also: http://www.curezone.org/Blogs/fm.asp?i=1576391

[3]
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/16/business/organic-certification-hydroponic-aquaponic-produce.html?_r=0

 

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