Wild farms?

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Wild salmon pursued by a wild fisherman

A new study by the international nonprofit Oceana has discovered that up to 43% of salmon sold as “wild” is actually farm raised. Restaurants were the most deceptive, with 67% of diners being told that the farm raised salmon that they were serving was wild caught. 20% of grocery store sales were found “mislabeled”. I assume that’s like mis-remembering where the salmon came from in the first place.

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Farm raised salmon

According to health experts, wild salmon has less calories and half the fat. Farm raised salmon also frequently has more added chemicals and preservatives.

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Farm or wild? Read the label and roll the dice.

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