Fish and Seafood
- Safe Fish-handling
Excerpt from the Food Safety While Boating, Camping and Hiking fact sheet with information about safely processing and storing fish.
- Fish Consumption Advice
Most fish are healthy to eat and fish are an excellent source of low-fat protein. Eating fish may also reduce the risk of heart disease, diabetes and other chronic illnesses. But any fish (store-bought or sport-caught) could contain contaminants such as mercury and PCBs that can harm human health.
- Scombroid Fish Poisoning
Scombroid fish poisoning, or histamine fish poisoning, is a syndrome resembling an allergic reaction that occurs after eating fish contaminated with high levels of histamine.
- Handling Fresh Caught Fish: Clemson
Clemson Cooperative Extension's fact sheet about maintaining quality in your catch.
- Fresh and Frozen Seafood: Selecting and Serving it Safely: FDA
Fact Sheet about nutrition and safety, shopping, storing, preparing, serving, and eating seafood.
- What You Need to Know About Mercury in Fish and Shellfish: FDA
FDA advice for women who might become pregnant, women who are pregnant, nursing mothers, and young children.
- Seafood: Foodsafety.gov
Foodsafety.gov web site on fish and shellfish safely in order to reduce the risk of foodborne illness.