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  • 'If you start seeing wounds such as these please get somewhere fast!'

    07/05/2019 3:58:01 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 57 replies
    The Daily Mail (UK) ^ | July 4, 2019 | Valerie Edwards
    A young boy was rushed to the hospital after he contracted a flesh-eating bacteria at a Maryland beach. Brittany Carey shared two graphic images of her son's leg where the bacteria began eating away at his flesh in three spots. Carey said in a Facebook post on Saturday that her parents had taken her son out for a beach day off the coast of Ocean City on June 23. She wrote that her son had a great time swimming until June 24 when she 'started noticing little spots developing all over his body'. 'Tuesday morning there were open wounds developing...
  • Newly-discovered ancient crab species is like nothing science has seen before

    04/26/2019 9:21:25 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 40 replies
    BGR.com ^ | April 25th, 2019 at 10:05 PM | Mike Wehner
    When researchers discover fossils of species that are new to science it’s only natural that they attempt to find a place for them in the colossal tree of life, matching them up with related species that may even exist today. A newly-discovered species of ancient creature is pushing that practice to its absolute limit. Tiny fossils discovered in both Colombia and the United States reveal the existence of a pint-sized marine animal that lived some 90 million years ago. It’s being called a crab, but the researchers who discovered it are quick to point out how dramatically different it is...
  • Pompeii ‘fast food’ bar unearthed in ancient city after 2,000 years

    04/01/2019 8:38:46 AM PDT · by C19fan · 106 replies
    UK Guardian ^ | March 27, 2019 | Amgela Giuffrida
    A well-preserved frescoed “fast food” counter is among the latest discoveries unearthed by archaeologists in the ancient Roman city of Pompeii. The 150 or so thermopolia, or snack bars, dotted across the city were mostly used by the poorer residents, who rarely had cooking facilities in their home, to grab a snack or drink. Typical menus included coarse bread with salty fish, baked cheese, lentils and spicy wine.
  • ‘This thing is unreal:’ Seafood fans gawk at massive California Costco lobster claws

    03/21/2019 11:01:06 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 80 replies
    www.tri-cityherald.com ^ | March 20, 2019 04:25 PM, Updated March 20, 2019 04:27 PM | By Jared Gilmour
    Northern and Southern California seafood fans say they’re buying giant lobster claws sold at Costco stores, and photos on Instagram and Reddit suggest each claw is much larger than a human hand. Screenshot from Instagram ================================================================= Seafood lovers on Instagram and Reddit are freaking out over photos showing gigantic lobster claws, and those posting the pictures say they bought them at Costco stores. “This thing is unreal!” one Instagram user wrote this week, sharing a couple of photos of a massive claw in Southern California’s Newport Beach. “I mean, come on. I’ve seen a few big claws at Costco...
  • 2 arrested in buffet brawl over crab legs at Alabama restaurant

    03/02/2019 2:50:29 PM PST · by simpson96 · 48 replies
    Fox10Phoenix.com ^ | 3/27/2019 | Staff
    <p>HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) - Alabama police say a dispute over crab legs at a dinner buffet ended in a brawl that left two people facing misdemeanor charges.</p> <p>Huntsville police officer Gerald Johnson says he was eating at the Meteor Buffet restaurant when a fight broke out.</p>
  • 2 arrested in buffet brawl over crab legs

    02/27/2019 8:16:47 PM PST · by McGruff · 81 replies
    AP ^ | 2/27/2019
    Alabama police say a dispute over crab legs at a dinner buffet ended in a brawl that left two people facing misdemeanor charges. Huntsville police officer Gerald Johnson says he was eating at the Meteor Buffet restaurant when a fight broke out. Johnson tells WHNT-TV that diners were using service tongs like fencing swords and plates were shattering, and a woman was beating a man. Johnson says diners had been waiting in line for crab legs for more than 10 minutes, and they lost their tempers once the food came out.
  • 10 Wonderful Benefits of Sardines

    12/09/2018 10:55:31 AM PST · by amorphous · 125 replies
    Organic Facts - Unbiased information on health ^ | last updated - November 03, 2018 | by Kiran Patil
    The health benefits of sardines include the prevention of heart diseases, certain types of cancers, and age-related macular degeneration. They also help strengthen bones, boost the immune system, improve insulin resistance, and rejuvenate the skin.
  • Closing the High Seas to Fishing Probably Won’t Hurt Global Food Security

    09/15/2018 4:43:24 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    Hakai Magazine ^ | September 10, 2018 | Marcus Woo
    Far offshore are the high seas—waters beyond any country’s jurisdiction and the focus of a contentious debate. The high seas, which cover nearly two-thirds of the ocean’s surface, have recently seen an increase in fishing and other activities, such as deep-sea mining. To protect the biodiversity of this vast environment, delegates attending a meeting currently underway in New York are negotiating for a new international treaty, an addition to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea. At this, the first in a series of meetings, some activists and scientists are urging the United Nations to discuss regulating,...
  • Chicken of the Sea® Unveils World’s First Deli-Ready Tuna Slices

    08/13/2018 10:16:09 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 33 replies
    Business Wire ^ | March 8, 2018
    Move over turkey, ham and roast beef. America’s deli cases and restaurants will never be the same again if the latest Chicken of the Sea product innovation catches on as expected: deli-style yellowfin tuna slices created for sandwiches, salads, wraps and more. Chicken of the Sea® Yellowfin Tuna Slices™ are the world’s first pre-sliced, pre-seasoned tuna slices made from whole yellowfin tuna loins. Developed to give tuna-loving deli users a healthier, convenient alternative to traditional luncheon meats, the revolutionary new product will be unveiled March 11-13 at the Chicken of the Sea booth (#519) at Seafood Expo North America in...
  • Good Catch Foods Reels In $8.7 Million for Plant-Based Seafood

    08/11/2018 2:17:47 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies
    The Spoon ^ | August 8, 2018 | Catherine Lamb
    Good Catch Foods, the Pennsylvania-based startup which makes seafood out of plants, closed an $8.7 million Series A funding round yesterday. This ups their Series A from the $5.5 million the company announced in April. The round was led by New Crop Capital with participation from Stray Dog Capital, the PHW Group, Blue Horizon, and others. Founded in 2016, Good Catch Foods is developing plant-based alternatives to shredded tuna, crab cakes, and fish patties. They’re aiming to bring their fish-free tuna, which comes in three flavors and has roughly half the protein of “real” tuna, to market by 2019. According...
  • North Korea gets illegal oil, enlists Syria arms broker: UN report

    08/04/2018 12:06:03 AM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 4 replies
    Channel News Asia ^ | August 3, 2018 | AFP
    North Korea has resorted to a "massive increase" of illegal ship-to-ship transfers of oil products at sea to evade UN sanctions and enlisted a Syrian arms broker to sell weapons to Yemen and Libya, a UN report said Friday. In a 62-page report sent to the Security Council, the UN panel of experts also listed violations of a ban on North Korean exports of coal, iron, seafood and other products that generate millions of dollars in revenue to Kim Jong Un's regime. North Korea also "attempted to supply small arms and light weapons (SALW) and other military equipment via foreign...
  • US Senator Roger Wicker files bill to further aquaculture industry

    07/20/2018 3:32:46 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    Seafood Source ^ | July 9, 2018 | Steve Bittenbender
    U.S. Senator Roger Wicker (R-Mississippi) has filed a bill that he said would further develop the aquaculture industry in the country. S. 3138, named the “Advancing the Quality and Understanding of American Aquaculture Act,” calls for the creation of the Office of Marine Aquaculture within NOAA Fisheries. That office would oversee regulatory issues within NOAA and push for development opportunities to spur aquaculture’s growth, especially within the country’s exclusive economic zones. “Aquaculture is the fastest-growing sector of the agriculture industry,” Wicker said in a press release. “This bill would give farmers a clear, simplified regulatory path to start new businesses...
  • ‘1 In 30 Million’ Orange Lobster Discovered At Supermarket

    06/06/2018 1:30:06 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 18 replies
    CBS Boston ^ | 06/06/2018 | Staff
    WESTBORO (CBS) – Workers at a Roche Bros. supermarket got quite the surprise last week – an extremely rare orange lobster. The pumpkin-like male lobster was easy to spot in a shipment of lobsters from Cape Breton Island in Nova Scotia to the Westboro store. According to the New England Aquarium, the 1 2/3 pound orange lobster is “considerably more rare than a blue lobster.” The Lobster Institute at the University of Maine said the likelihood of a lobster being orange is 1 in 30 million. The lobster is believed to be about 7 to 9 years old, and aquarium...
  • Study Says Seafood Is Sexy, Leads To More Love Making And Babies

    05/31/2018 7:30:39 PM PDT · by ProtectOurFreedom · 50 replies
    CBSDFW.COM ^ | 5/30/18 | Anonymous
    A new study from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health suggests seafood could also give your sex life a boost. It suggests that couples who load up on fruits from the sea tend to have more sex and conceive faster than other couples trying to get pregnant. The study is welcome news for one couple who enjoys both seafood and its sexy impact on their sex life. “There’s some truth to it… in fact we’re about to head out to test that theory here if I get my oysters,” said John Siener over lunch. His partner Belle Hayes...
  • Mysterious Squid With Horns Spotted In The Gulf Of Mexico

    04/21/2018 12:18:38 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 18 replies
    The strange squid was captured on April 17 by the crew of NOAA ship Okeanos Explorer during a scientific voyage studying an ocean area never explored before. The mission has been conducting both scientific research and capturing images of deep-sea habitats in the western Gulf of Mexico that likely found nowhere else. “Dive 04 targeted an unnamed mound in East Breaks (EB) 1009, an area of the Gulf of Mexico that had never before been explored using deep-sea submersibles. The closest historical dive to the site was a single 2009 survey that autonomous underwater vehicle Sentry conducted over 12 kilometers...
  • US Customs vows to block imports of seafood and goods from North Korea workers

    10/07/2017 8:55:24 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 34 replies
    WQAD ^ | OCTOBER 6, 2017
    US Customs vows to block imports of seafood and goods from North Korea workers POSTED 10:11 AM, OCTOBER 6, 2017, BY WQAD DIGITAL TEAM U.S. Customs and Border Protection says it is ready to block U.S. imports of seafood — as well as any other goods — produced by North Korean laborers who work in China. An Associated Press investigation tracked salmon, squid and cod processed by North Koreans working at Chinese factories and shipped to American stores, including Walmart and ALDI. The North Korean workers found in Chinese factories aren’t allowed to leave, and receive only a fraction of...
  • [N. Korea] NKorean workers prep seafood going to US stores, restaurants

    10/04/2017 5:42:54 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 11 replies
    AP ^ | 2017/10/05 | TIM SULLIVAN, HYUNG-JIN KIM AND MARTHA MENDOZA
    NKorean workers prep seafood going to US stores, restaurants By TIM SULLIVAN, HYUNG-JIN KIM AND MARTHA MENDOZA HUNCHUN, China (AP) — The workers wake up each morning on metal bunk beds in fluorescent-lit Chinese dormitories, North Koreans outsourced by their government to process seafood that ends up in American stores and homes. /snip This means Americans buying salmon for dinner at Walmart or ALDI may inadvertently have subsidized the North Korean government as it builds its nuclear weapons program, an AP investigation has found. Their purchases may also have supported what the United States calls “modern day slavery” — even...
  • NATIONAL FRIED SCALLOPS DAY October 2

    10/02/2017 11:25:31 AM PDT · by heterosupremacist · 51 replies
    Enjoy these Fried Scallop recipes on National Fried Scallops Day: Pan Fried Sea Scallops Pan Fried ScallopsNational Fried Scallops Day is observed annually on October 2nd. A scallop is a common name which is applied to many species of marine bivalve mollusks in the family Pectinidae. Scallops are a cosmopolitan family and are found in all of the world’s oceans.
  • Lobster Weighing Over 20 Pounds Spotted In Logan Luggage [Boston]

    06/26/2017 2:20:07 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 65 replies
    boston.cbslocal.com ^ | 06-26-2017 | Staff
    BOSTON (CBS) – TSA agents have found a number of strange things in luggage over the years, but their latest unusual discovery is uniquely New England. A spokesman shared a photo Monday of a lobster weighing more than 20 pounds. The crustacean was detected in a checked bag in Terminal C (JetBlue) on Sunday morning. Lobsters can travel in either carry-on or checked bags. They’re a common sight at New England airports, but this one was notable because of how large it is. The TSA tells WBZ-TV that the lobster was traveling in a cooler and was alive and well....
  • Maine lobster catch tipped the scale at a record 130 million pounds in 2016

    The Maine lobster industry is bigger and more lucrative than ever, with fishermen landing more than 130 million pounds of lobster valued at $533.1 million in 2016. That is a record for both landings and industry value, according to Commissioner Patrick Keliher of the Department of Marine Resources, who announced the results Friday at the annual Maine Fishermen’s Forum. Related Headlines Chinese appetite for lobster helps prices climb as catch drops Global demand for lobster keeps surging despite record-high prices photo-store Search photos available for purchase: Photo Store → “This is a critical industry for Maine, so these record highs...