posted on Sep, 15 2010 @ 06:36 AM
Originally posted by coder
Simple. If it says USA on it, not gonna find its way onto my plate. Restaurants is a different story and I would certainly bet that a lot of them
would stock up on GOM seafood because it may be priced more aggressively. I will only get my seafood fresh or from a label indicating non US from now
on. I feel bad as well for the livelihoods of GOM fishermen and their families but I'm not risking my health on it, not gonna happen,
I had actually typed up a large response to this, however, after crashing and losing everything, and then re-reading your post, I'm sure I can get
the same point across without nearly as much description.
Do you really think foreign fish are more healthy?
Do you really think foreign fish markets are honest about their product?
Do you even think the U.S. cares if you get sick (& DIE), after eating a bad batch of fish?
Nevermind. I think my question is this: Do you honestly think that by (naively) avoiding fish fished from the U.S. that you're doing yourself a
If your answer to ANY of these questions began with a Y, I highly suggest a bit more research pertaining to the fish market. And by no means am I
stating that you're wrong. You're not. It's just become clear that you aren't very familiar with this industry and how it operates. That's all.
In all sincerity, it's no more and no less honest than the government that you probably work for on a daily basis.
So... who do you trust?