Select Fresh Seafood

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How do I select seafood and fish at the store and online?

Select Fresh Seafood

When buying fresh seafood or shellfish, use your eyes, nose and hands. Buy only the freshest catch of fish and seafood. For whole fish, the eyes should be clear and not sunken, and the gills should be red and free of slime. The scales should also be firmly attached, and the skin should be shiny and not faded. For dressed or filleted fish and seafood, avoid those that show signs of discoloration.

   

Comments

3/14/2007 1:22:42 PM
Lisa McConnell said:

I own a retail meat and seafood market. I don't know about where you are, but once somebody has touched something (at least in michigan) they bought it. I wouldn't want to buy something someone else has been test touching all day, would you?




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