Posts Tagged "California"

Knowing What We Eat!

Posted By on Jul 23, 2014

By Ramya Honnegowda In recent years the popularity of seafood has grown among consumers due to its health benefits. Nevertheless, due to overfishing and environmental diminution the dependency on farmed raised fishes has amplified. However, when consuming farm-raised fish, consumers may not be conscious that with every bite they are getting a dose of antibiotics, hormones, pesticides and/or other chemicals which known to cause cancer...

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by Lauren Bernadett  Drakes Bay Oyster Company (DBOC) is an oyster farm located in Drakes Estero in Point Reyes National Seashore on the northern California coast.  Oysters have been farmed in Drakes Estero since the 1930s.  In 1964, Congress passed the Wilderness Act, which permitted the Secretary of the Interior (Secretary) to designate wilderness areas within national parks.  The Wilderness Act prohibited commercial enterprise in...

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