Source of farmed fish feed may affect nutritional benefits

Move toward plant-based fish feeds alters environmental footprint of farm-raised seafood but may change levels of healthy fatty acids in these fish.

The fish farming industry is increasing its use of plant-based ingredients in feed and moving away from traditional feed made from fish, which could affect some of the health benefits of eating certain types of seafood, a new analysis suggests.

The findings, from the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future (CLF) at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, were published March 11 in the journal Environment International.

Half of the seafood consumed in

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