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Date of Publication: April 21
Year of Publication: 2023
Publication City: London, UK
Publisher: The Guardian
Author(s): Emma Bryce
This seemingly abundant species was often touted as a responsible choice, but years of overfishing have led its sustainability rating to be downgraded
Tinned, smoked, barbecued, or fried and squashed into a buttered bap – mackerel is one of the UK’s most versatile and affordable fish. And this seemingly abundant species has been widely touted as a top sustainable choice for seafood-lovers looking for a dose of omega-3.
Not any more. The UK’s Marine Conservation Society (MCS) recently downgraded the sustainability rating of north-east Atlantic mackerel, moving it from the “green” to the “amber” list on its Good Fish Guide.
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