Purchasing Fresh/Thawed Seafood

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Purchasing Fresh/Thawed Seafood

When purchasing fresh or thawed seafood from the seafood counter, let your eyes and nose be the judge. Good quality seafood smells sea fresh. It should not have a strong odor or smell "fishy." Fish fillets should appear moist, firm and freshly cut. Shellfish should be bright in color with no discoloration or dryness. Prepackaged seafood should contain only a minimum amount of liquid.



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