These are the best of fish, these are the worst of fish

A tale of two categories — good seafood choices, bad seafood choices. Ok, so I’m no Dickens, but I can help share good resources to remind us how to make healthy and environmentally responsible seafood choices like the appetizing wild Alaskan salmon in the photo.

The Environmental Defense puts out a handy seafood selector that can be printed and toted around in your wallet for those times when you’re uncertain whether your menu selection is a good one. Not as in “tastes good” — as in is a healthy choice for you and doesn’t contain unhealthy contaminants like mercury, and a healthy choice for the marine environment in that it’s a seafood species that can be fished sustainably. Continue reading