|Marine Stewardship Council is the world's leading certification and ecolabelling program for sustainable seafood. Lists all Marine Stewardship Council Certified Fish that are safe and sustainable.|
|Blue Ocean Institute’s Guide to Ocean Friendly Seafood. Color- coded rankings for popular seafood determined by evaluating species’ life history, abundance in the wild, habitat concerns, and catch method or farming system. Also includes health advisory information. ***|
|Blue Ocean Institute’s Fish Phone- sustainable seafood text messaging service. To find out about your seafood choice, text 30644 with the message FISH and the name of the fish in question. They text you back with an assessment and better alternatives to fish with significant environmental concerns.|
|Natural Resources Defense Council. Mercury contamination in Fish. A guide to staying healthy. Information on mercury's effects and its sources, tips for eating fish more safely and action opportunities you can take right now to reduce the threat. Mercury calculator, wallet card. ***|
|Environmental Defense Fund. Choose fish that are good for you and the ocean. New Sushi Selector. Print a Pocket Seafood Selector or Pocket Sushi Guide.|
|Children's Health Environmental Coalition. Safe Fish CHEC List For Children, Teens and All Women of Child-bearing Age. With good general suggestions.|
|Seafood Safe is a testing program for mercury and PCBs in seafood. The Seafood Safe program informs consumers of how many meals they can consume per month without exposing themselves to dangerous levels of these contaminants|
|Monterey Bay Aquarium Sustainable Seafood Guide. Learn more about sustainable seafood and get tips for your next visit to the sushi bar.|
|Greenpeace's Red List of fish that are in danger of total collapse. Rates your State's supermarkets for sustainable fish practices. ***|
|State of the Catch, a David Suzuki Foundation publication designed to help food professionals make informed seafood purchasing decisions. 2006 updated on-site. PDF.|
|Americans eat almost 3 pounds of canned tuna per person per year.
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