15 Fishes which should be on your list to Avoid
- American eel: Also known as silver or yellow eel this fish tends to feature in Sushi cuisine. It is in this list due to high contamination with Mercury and PCB. If you like the taste of eel then you could for the similar tasting Pacific or Atlantic squid.
- Imported shrimp: This comes in this list as it has many contaminants like the residue from chemicals that are used for cleanings pens, contamination from mice, rats and insects and antibiotics. This could also because inspection is quite lax in this area. Instead go for seafood that is locally grown.
- Atlantic flatfish: This group of fish has many among them like Halibut, sole, flounder. These are to be avoided as the population of this fish is really low. Instead use other fishes which have a similar white flesh and a mild flavor.
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