Thursday, June 28, 2007

No China Diet: Fish with Carcinogens

Reliable estimates are that more than 60 percent of the seafood that is rejected at the U.S. border by the F.D.A. comes from China. For what reason? Filth. Yes, filth followed by salmonella.

Wait, there's more.

Yes, friends, filth and salmonella are not the only reasons to avoid Chinese seafood. The F.D.A raised a particular alert for shrimp, eel, basa, which is related to catfish, and dace, which is related to carp, because of routine contamination with carcinogens and antibiotics.