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Food Safety

Find answers to questions about food safety.

Should I avoid seafood because of mercury, other heavy metals PFAs?

Definitely not! Mercury is a naturally occurring element that finds its way into all living things in small quantities. There has been unwarranted concern around mercury in seafood. The general consensus is that the benefits of eating seafood far out

I have a shellfish allergy. Is it safe for me to purchase non-shellfish from your site?

Before making any decisions, it is best to consult with your doctor. Here is information on our process to help you make an informed decision. We process shellfish (both crustaceans and mollusks) in our facility. We process our shellfish in a separat

What safety regulations and standards does your seafood and operation adhere to?

Not only is seafood one of the healthiest options for your diet, but according to the CDC, seafood is one of the lowest contributors to foodborne illness in the United States. There are several reasons for this. We are passionate about ensuring our s

What is sushi?

Sushi is a simple food with complex flavor and devotees that span the globe. "Sushi" or "sashimi-grade" are common terms used to identify seafood considered "ready to be eaten raw". However, there is no official, regulated standard for these terms.

Considerations for Choosing and Consuming Raw Seafood

The FDA cautions against consuming seafood raw, as it can harbor parasites, bacteria, and viruses that could potentially make consumers sick. According to the FDA, super-freezing seafood in a commercial sub-zero storage freezer helps ensure parasites