U.S. Catfish the Safe, Green Choice
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U.S. Farm-Raised Catfish is the best choice compared to imported basa or tra, the nonprofit, nonpartisan Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) reports. U.S. Catfish are a “healthy, well managed” fish raised on environmentally friendly farms.

By comparison, production methods of the catfish-like basa and tra, imported from Asia, “have improvements to make,” EDF finds. Specifically, the group says:

“Basa and Tra are being imported in increasing quantities from Vietnam, Thailand and China, where there is little government regulation of farming operations.”

For more information about U.S. Farm-Raised Catfish, visit UScatfish.com.

The Catfish Institute