E. Robert Kinney: His Shtick was Fish Sticks

If you’ve ever struggled to get a picky seven- or eight-year-old to eat some fish, you have E. Robert Kinney to thank for making the job just a wee bit easier. Kinney, who died on May 2 at age 96 in Arizona, was a Maine native who originally dreamed of becoming a history teacher but decided during the Great Depression that the job market in education wasn’t bright enough. Instead, after a stint in the New Deal’s National Youth Administration, …

Think That’s Real Tuna You’re Buying? Think Again

That rosy slab of fresh tuna you bought for dinner? There’s a good chance it’s not really tuna. And the tuna sushi you ordered the other night? It’s almost certainly not tuna. The nonprofit ocean-protection group Oceana conducted one of the largest seafood-fraud investigations in the world from 2010 to 2012. It did DNA testing on 1,215 samples of fish from 674 retail outlets in 21 states and found there really is something fishy about our fish: One in three …

Just How Healthy Is Seafood – For Us Or The Environment?

Guest Blogger: As AARP’s Sustainability Manager, Pam Evans has led the effort to incorporate environmentally responsible practices into AARP’s internal business operations. She’s passionate about educating members on the importance of responsible use of resources, and the direct connection between the declining health of the environment and the health of our, and future, generations. Are you as confused as I am? Eating seafood is often a smart choice for our health, but sometimes it can also be bad for us, …

Foodie Friday: Grilled Fish Tacos

Something about watching this video makes me want to go surfing…I wonder why?