Heartland Catfish Company Tackett Farms harvest seine aquaculture

Heartland Catfish products are a healthy, safe and viable food source. We take steps to ensure our products are farmed and processed in an environmentally responsible manner, from working with growers who employ environmentally beneficial farming methods to utilizing the most innovative equipment and processes in the industry. We control our catfish from egg to plate to guarantee you receive the highest quality products that meet the world’s highest standards. When you buy Heartland Catfish, you can feel confident in your sustainable seafood choice.

U.S. Farm-Raised Catfish is rated as a “Best Choice” by the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch. Seafood Watch is dedicated to developing sustainable seafood advisory lists and making science-based seafood recommendations for consumers, chefs and businesses.

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Heartland Catfish Benefits

  • Our processing facilities and the farms we work with are stringently regulated for quality control by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and other federal, state and local agencies;
  • We employ minimal use of antibiotics and other chemicals to treat for disease;
  • Our catfish feed is manufactured from crop-derived ingredients and contains no added hormones or antibiotics;
  • Our catfish products contain low levels of mercury, a neurotoxin found in fish that can be harmful when consumed at high levels;
  • Agricultural catfish ponds are not exposed to groundwater pollution and serve as safe, artificial wetland habitats.
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