The Trouble With Tilapia

Nutritionists and health experts expound on the many benefits of including fish as part of a healthy diet: It’s a lean protein, it’s got lots of healthy fats. For the culinary-inclined, fish are versatile in the kitchen. With so many varieties of fish to choose from and so many ways to prepare them, it’s easy to see how fish can rival other animal proteins when seeking variety. But our taste for fish—and inexpensive ones at that like tilapia—has Americans and Canadians relying on imported fish that may be anything but healthy.

BASIC QUESTIONS ON GMO’S

WHAT ARE GMO’S OR GE’S? A GMO (genetically modified organism) or GE (genetically engineered) food is created when the DNA of different species is fused to form a type of plant or food that does not exist in nature or is not created by traditional cross-breeding. Foreign genes from one species are extracted and artificially… Read more »