Organic salmon gets battering in UK press: “Pallid pinkish grey, a bit like an old sticking plaste
he Organic farmed salmon industry got somewhat of a (very) negative press coverage over the weekend with a lengthy article published Sunday (October 22nd) in the UK Sunday newspaper, The Observer’s Food Monthly section, entitled: “Why organic salmon is causing a nasty smell”.
Further than the salmon farming industry, it is the Soil Association’s standards which are also challenged. The author also took an “orange-fleshed wild Alaskan salmon fillet” to compare it with a “pallid pinkish grey, a bit like an old sticking plaster” Scottish organic salmon.
The article starts with the sentence: “What's the difference between organic farmed salmon and the much-demonised variety that's kept in cages, stuffed with colours and pesticides, doomed to swim in its own faeces and prematurely slaughtered? Surprisingly little.”
-> Read more in the organics' section of SeafoodIntelligence.com: http://www.seafoodintelligence.com/DesktopDefault.aspx?tabid=168
Click Here to read the full Observer article (22.10.2006): http://observer.guardian.co.uk/foodmonthly/story/0,,1925040,00.html