Editor’s note: This column by Michelle Jarvie was originally published by the Michigan State University Service and is reprinted here with permission.

When I think of fall and the leaves start to turn, I think salmon fishing. September often marks the beginning of the fall pacific salmon migration in the
Continue Reading Don’t let fall salmon run send you running to emergency room

An international conservation organization working to protect the world’s oceans is out with a report naming the nine dirtiest U.S. fisheries. The report says the equivalent of 1 billion seafood meals per year are being thrown back into the oceans. The list contained in the new report from the group
Continue Reading Report: ‘Bycatch’ Blamed for Nine Dirty Ocean Fisheries Off U.S. Shores

Voters in 38 states Tuesday will decide upon 174 statewide ballot measures, and perhaps luckily, none are specifically about food safety. But like California’s highly touted Proposition 37 to require labeling of food made from genetically modified crops, several states are deciding on ballot measures that at least kick around
Continue Reading There is More for Food Voters to Chew Over Than Just Proposition 37