Once a fish is skinned and fileted, you can’t tell species apart, you have to trust the vendor.

But 39% of 142 samples from 81 retail outlets in New York City were not what the label said, and similar results occurred in Boston, Los Angeles, And Miami. according to a December 2012 Oceana study (a conservation organization in Washington D.C.).

“White tuna” is often substituted with escolar (Lepidocyblum flavorbrunneum). Eating more than 3 ounces of this causes severe diarrhoea.  94% of “white tuna” in Oceana’s study was escolar.

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I've milled and baked with whole grains for many years, because whole grains are delicious, and white flour is missing the nutrition that protects you from cancer, stroke, heart disease, diabetes and many other diseases. Plus it's a good emergency food.
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