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The Norwegian American: Is farmed salmon safe and healthy?

Fish is Norway’s most important export after oil. With the Norwegian fishing industry pioneering some of the world’s most advanced aquacultural practices, it is no surprise that a growing percentage of Norwegian salmon is farm raised. In fact, as of 2008, Norway and Chile are responsbile for two-thirds of the world’s supply of farm-raised salmon.

The Norwegian American’s Eric Stavney explores the practice of farm-raised salmon and discusses the health concerns associated with it HERE.