28 July 2014

• “Why Don’t We Eat Our Own Fish?”


“Most of the fish Americans eat is imported—about 90 percent. At the same time, the U.S. is exporting about one-third of its catch.

”So why aren’t we eating what we catch?

“…It boils down a lot to price…American do not like to pay a lot for their food in general, and their seafood in particular….Thus…we tend to import inexpensive products like shrimp and tilapia while exporting pricier ones such as salmon and black cod.”

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