The top three international tuna companies all pack albacore tuna
in a pouch, but generally the fish packed by these and other common grocery store brands are from larger tuna caught in the south Pacific that studies show have higher mercury levels than the younger, smaller albacore caught off the West Coast, Babcock said.
New product innovation has become essential as supermarkets continue to lose share of the traditional six-ounce tins of chunk light and solid white albacore tuna
to other channels, including clubs, mass merchandisers, drug stores and dollar stores.
are being caught 20-25 miles off the central coast.
Food and Drug Administration posted a warning to expectant mothers not to consume too much albacore tuna
because of concerns about mercury.
served by the Charleston Fire Department volunteers followed by the Merchants' Association volunteers serving a salmon and Albacore tuna
lunch from noon to 3 p.m.
Food vendors will offer a range of seafoods, including such local products as Yaquina Bay oysters, Dungeness crab, Albacore tuna
and Pacific salmon.
Tombo is the Hawaiian name for albacore tuna
, and Pardo was able to purchase a pair of 4-ounce steaks for $5.50.
The state's fishing industry has received a 53 percent boost in the prices this year, compared to 2003, for salmon, pink shrimp and albacore tuna
Tuna steaks and canned albacore tuna
, also called white tuna, generally contain three times the mercury of canned "light" tuna, federal tests show.
These findings do not negate recommendations from health experts to consume omega-3 fatty acids from foods like fatty fish (e.g., salmon, mackerel, herring, trout, and albacore tuna
The recommendation, published online May 17 in Circulation, is to eat two 3.5-ounce servings (about three-fourths cup of flaked fish) offish high in long-chain omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs), such as salmon, herring, mackerel, trout, sardines or albacore tuna
. The PUFAs in these fish have been shown to lower triglyceride levels and strengthen the hearts electrical function and endothelial function.
The Deluxe Assorted Sashimi featured hamachi, sockeye salmon, albacore tuna
, Atlantic salmon and tako as well as uni, ebi and hokkigai.