The Nicholas Seafoods was charged with animal cruelty after Australia's Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) reportedly observed employees dismembering and butchering lobsters with a bandsaw, an act, which was found to be in breach of the New South Wales Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act.
Global warming has been affecting different members of the environment, including shellfish. A new study has revealed that the warming waters could trigger the rise of toxins in shellfish, which is a health hazard for humans.
People are advised to eat increased amounts of seafood, bur almost half of it is wasted each year. Since overfishing, pollution and climate change are already impacting fish populations, scientists are examining ways to reduce waste in order to sustain future demands.
Norovirus is an infamous illness. Ruining cruises and restaurant outings alike, norovirus infections are responsible for more than 20 percent of all reported "food poisoning" cases worldwide. Now, new research has determined that raw oysters not only transmit the virus, but also harbor it.
While certain causes of food poisoning in the U.S. have declined due in part to a government crackdown on slaughterhouses, bacteria commonly linked to raw milk and poultry is causing more and more food poisonings, according to a report released Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Food-borne illnesses are on the decline with some down as much as 40 percent over the last ten years, according to a study released by the nonprofit Center for Science in the Public Interest.
A new study of skeletal remains discovered in an island cave in Favignana, Italy, reveals that the first human settlers of Sicily ate little seafood.