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February 21st, 2019|

Fintastic New Health Facts About Catfish

Scientific research is constantly finding new ways that catfish consumption can benefit a healthy diet, and the NAIJ recently published an article covering the top 10 advantages of catfish. The benefits cover both physical and mental aspects of the body, and everyone from children to the elderly can obtain a healthier life with regular intake. 

 According to the […]

January 15th, 2019|

Smoked Catfish Cakes with Avocado Salsa

A little preparation goes a long way with this delicious catfish cake and avocado salsa recipe. The freshness of homemade salsa and subtle smokiness of the catfish makes for the perfect spin on a classic dish. 

This recipe was developed in conjunction with the Viking Cooking School.   

Serves 4-6

Prep time: 4+ hours

Cook time: 45 minutes
Catfish Brine:


July 26th, 2018|

Pecan Catfish with Lemon Brown Butter Sauce

Take your taste buds on a trip down South with this mouth-watering pecan catfish with lemon brown butter sauce recipe. The simple steps and quick cook time make this dish an easy weeknight meal in any household. Don’t have fillets? Any cut of Heartland catfish will work!

This recipe was developed in conjunction with the Viking […]

July 24th, 2018|

Cheesy Catfish Bread

The best way to kick off any party or gathering is with a show-stopping appetizer. This cheesy catfish bread recipe is certainly a crowd pleaser.  And the best part is, this recipe works perfectly with both fresh and frozen fillets. 

This recipe was developed in conjunction with the Viking Cooking School.   

Serves 12

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cook time: […]

July 17th, 2018|

Heartland Catfish Partners with Viking Cooking School for New Recipes

Heartland Catfish Company, the leading producer and processor of U.S. Farm-Raised Catfish, celebrates a new partnership with the Viking Cooking School to introduce new catfish recipes developed specifically for Heartland’s Mississippi farm-raised catfish products just in time for the start of National Catfish Month in August.

Crafted in the Viking Cooking School’s own test kitchen, […]

July 11th, 2018|

Experimental Vaccine Could Prevent Costly Catfish Disease

Auburn University researchers plan to use a recent grant from the United States Department of Agriculture to field-test a new vaccine. The new vaccine aims to control columnaris disease, a serious bacterial infection that can affect nearly all freshwater fish and causes millions of dollars in annual losses in the catfish industry alone.

Currently, the […]

December 4th, 2017|

MSU Research, Outreach Boost Catfish Industry

The Mississippi State University Extension Service has played a significant role in the state’s status as the top producer of catfish in the U.S. Most of the technological advances related to the industry have taken place at MSU facilities under the direction of university and U.S. Department of Agriculture researchers.

“The state’s industry has sustained […]

September 21st, 2017|

Traceability is One Key to Safe Seafood

August 21, 2014 — Twenty-two percent of the world’s seafood is mislabeled, according to Oceana, the largest organization focused on protecting oceans and seafood safety. These findings of a new global study are consistent with surveys that find between 25 and 50 percent of seafood sold by U.S. retailers is mislabeled.

“Often this type of […]

August 21st, 2014|

Catfish Health Benefits Touted by LIVESTRONG Organization

October 18, 2013 — An article on recently touted the many benefits of catfish as part of a healthy diet, citing studies conducted by the USDA, and two professional studies published in medical journals.

The LIVESTRONG article noted that catfish’s high protein and low fat and calorie count allows families to pair the fish […]

October 18th, 2013|