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Bluefin tuna prices plunge, despite shortage (+video) - Christian Science Monitor

Bluefin tuna prices plunge, despite shortage (+video) - Christian Science Monitor | Sustainable Sushi | Scoop.it
Christian Science Monitor Bluefin tuna prices plunge, despite shortage (+video) Christian Science Monitor Sushi restaurateur Kiyoshi Kimura paid 7.36 million yen (about $70,000) for a 507-pound (230-kilogram) bluefin tuna in the year's celebratory...
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Could Grasshoppers Become a Stylish Snack Food? - Wired

Could Grasshoppers Become a Stylish Snack Food? - Wired | Sustainable Sushi | Scoop.it
Could Grasshoppers Become a Stylish Snack Food? Wired While biting the head off a cricket may seem unappetizing now, the same was once true of oysters, shrimp, and even sushi.
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Chef Puts Cicadas on Menu (Yes, That's a Bug in Your Soup) - Yahoo! News

Yahoo! News Chef Puts Cicadas on Menu (Yes, That's a Bug in Your Soup) Yahoo! News For Bun Lai, a 2013 James Beard Award nominee and owner of Miya Sushi in New Haven, eating bugs isn't a gross-out or a gimmick.
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A Lesson in Sustainable Sushi

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You can’t eat sushi today without talking about sustainability. Kim Thompson, director of the Aquarium of the Pacific’s Seafood for the Future (RT @LAMagFood: It's SUSHI WEEK!
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Katsuo, Japan's ubiquitous tuna - The Japan Times

Katsuo, Japan's ubiquitous tuna - The Japan Times | Sustainable Sushi | Scoop.it
Katsuo, Japan's ubiquitous tuna The Japan Times A good reason for eating katsuo in this century is that of all the meaty red-flesh types of fish used for sushi and sashimi it's considered to be the most sustainable.
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'Sustainable fish' label comes under fire - New York Daily News

'Sustainable fish' label comes under fire - New York Daily News | Sustainable Sushi | Scoop.it
New York Daily News
'Sustainable fish' label comes under fire
New York Daily News
RELATED: WOULD-BE SUSHI CHEFS SUFFER FOR THEIR ART.
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Would you eat bugs if they looked like sushi?

Would you eat bugs if they looked like sushi? | Sustainable Sushi | Scoop.it
Four graduate students in London are betting that you'll eat those nugget-y morsels -- even though they're made of bugs. After all, you already eat lots of weird things. Like raw fish.
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Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s Say No to GMO Seafood

Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s Say No to GMO Seafood | Sustainable Sushi | Scoop.it
Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s and other grocery retailers representing more than 2,000 stores across the US have pledged to not sell genetically engineered seafood if it is approved by the Food and Drug Administration.
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Twelve fish to keep off your dish

Twelve fish to keep off your dish | Sustainable Sushi | Scoop.it
Seafood is generally deemed to be healthy; however, a number of popular ones you should avoid at all costs. Prevention magazine reported that the nonp...
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San Francisco Sustainable Sushi Restaurant Reveals Vegan, Faux Unagi Green Dragon Roll Recipe

San Francisco Sustainable Sushi Restaurant Reveals Vegan, Faux Unagi Green Dragon Roll Recipe | Sustainable Sushi | Scoop.it
Delicious as they may be, wild eel populations around the world are in severe decline, according to SustainableSushi.com.
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My recipe for vegan alternative to unagi.  Shown here on top of my vegan "Eco-dragon" roll

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The Sustainable Seafood Myth?

The Sustainable Seafood Myth? | Sustainable Sushi | Scoop.it
Kristofor Lofgren, sustainable seafood expert and founder of Portland, Oregon's Bamboo Sushi, talks about his business and the seafood industry.
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Cook the Books! Good Fish: Clams and Black Cod! | oh, briggsy...

Cook the Books! Good Fish: Clams and Black Cod! | oh, briggsy... | Sustainable Sushi | Scoop.it
So I've been gone a for a minute, but I've still been cooking the books. What else have I been doing? Celebrating Double S's birthday and eating fancy (and sustainable!) sushi here! IMG_1417. Harvesting nettles!
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Bluefin Tuna – What Is The True Cost? - WebProNews

Bluefin Tuna – What Is The True Cost?
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You have to wonder if this remotely sustainable.” So far, governments and management bodies have failed to take measures to protect the species that reflect the seriousness of its decline, she said.
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Dishing up trash: New look for sustainable seafood - The News Journal

Dishing up trash: New look for sustainable seafood - The News Journal | Sustainable Sushi | Scoop.it
Dishing up trash: New look for sustainable seafood The News Journal Meanwhile, New Haven, Conn., sushi restaurant Miya features invasive species such as shore crabs and moon snails.
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Event: Sustainability Never Tasted So Good - Hartford Foodie

Event: Sustainability Never Tasted So Good - Hartford Foodie | Sustainable Sushi | Scoop.it
Featured guests will guide meaningful conversation around how we can introduce sustainable practices into our own homes and activities.Enjoy a sampling of a variety of sustainable sushi prepared by our hosts, Miya's Sushi.
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Fish fraud: why traceability matters - Transparency International (press release) (blog)

Fish fraud: why traceability matters - Transparency International (press release) (blog) | Sustainable Sushi | Scoop.it
Fish fraud: why traceability matters Transparency International (press release) (blog) Sushi venues were the worst offenders, with a 74 per cent of the fish we purchased mislabeled, and restaurants and grocery stores were second and third...
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Rexcrisanto Delson's curator insight, May 7, 2013 12:33 AM

Very informative.  I find it very interesting that Oceana found sushi restaurants to be the biggest offenders in mislabelled fish.  I also suspect that the overwhelming majority of sushi chefs in America who haven't undergone proper Japanese-apprenticeship training wouldn't know the difference between most fish.  

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Sustainable Shopping: Fish Tips for the Home Cook

Sustainable Shopping: Fish Tips for the Home Cook | Sustainable Sushi | Scoop.it
Chefs David LeFevre (of the forthcoming Fishing with Dynamite) and Takao Iinuma of Genji Sushi on buying fish retail.
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Twitter / zerosumr: zen and the art of sushi ...

Twitter / zerosumr: zen and the art of sushi ... | Sustainable Sushi | Scoop.it
zen and the art of sushi maintenance ( : sustainable fishing culture of the Vezo people of Madagascar #zen #sushi http://t.co/NMqEGx7VVH
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Tastes Like Cricket: Designing A Delicious, Insect-Based Food System

Tastes Like Cricket: Designing A Delicious, Insect-Based Food System | Sustainable Sushi | Scoop.it
Editor’s NoteThis piece is part of Change Generation, our series on inspiring young entrepreneurs. Read more stories here.If eating is an art form, then insects-as-food remains an experimental genre--at least in the West.
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Student founds sustainable seafood program - Cornell Chronicle

Student founds sustainable seafood program - Cornell Chronicle | Sustainable Sushi | Scoop.it
Cornell Chronicle Student founds sustainable seafood program Cornell Chronicle Cornell Dining has said it plans to expand the program by 2015, and Leigh envisions a campuswide initiative for sustainable seafood products at all Cornell dining...
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Harney Sushi chef wants sustainable fish to catch on

Harney Sushi chef wants sustainable fish to catch on | Sustainable Sushi | Scoop.it
Robert Ruiz, executive chef at Harney Sushi, is a man who loves seafood. He wants to educate as many people as he can about exactly where and how the fish they eat gets to their plate.
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Isamu Kanai – Silicon Valley Restaurant Week (Apr 24–May 1, 2013)

Isamu Kanai – Silicon Valley Restaurant Week (Apr 24–May 1, 2013) | Sustainable Sushi | Scoop.it
Inspired by the best of Japanese izakaya dining and a local need for a sustainable approach to Asian seafood in the heart of Silicon Valley, Bushido in downtown Mountain View has brought in Executive Chef Isamu Kanai and upped its…...
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Please come enjoy sustainable sushi and sustainable creations at Bushido during restaurant week next month!

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Will the world’s taste for sushi kill the oceans?

Will the world’s taste for sushi kill the oceans? | Sustainable Sushi | Scoop.it
As the taste for raw fish spreads to India, China and Eastern Europe, the "sustainable sushi" movement emerges
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I hope we can all pause and consider this idea...

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The Health and Sustainability Issues of Eating Fish - Greener Ideal

The Health and Sustainability Issues of Eating Fish - Greener Ideal | Sustainable Sushi | Scoop.it
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The Health and Sustainability Issues of Eating Fish
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The healthiest ways to cook fish include steaming, baking, poaching and grilling. The Japanese, famously, also support the raw consumption of fish as sashimi and sushi.
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Some types of mackerel are sustainable, but overall a nice article

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