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Synonyms for albacore

relatively small tuna with choice white flesh

large pelagic tuna the source of most canned tuna

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In the summer of 2010 we sourced our first pouch machine and installed that and started running, and once we proved that this was a viable thing--we're able to process this albacore tuna into a pouch, put it in our retort and cook it in pure steam--we decided to go out and get another machine, and we installed that in the spring of 2011.
Aposhian, professor of molecular and cellular biology at the University of Arizona in Tucson, told this newspaper that he resigned in protest because he felt that albacore tuna should have been on the list of fish and seafood to avoid.
We were horrified to learn that the trials which BIM recently carried out into the 'diversification' of fishing techniques in the albacore tuna fishery recorded 145 small cetacean deaths from only four pairs of trawlers in one season.
Unlike mainstream brands, each can of sustainably-fished Wild Planet Albacore Tuna contains less than halfthe mercury level compared to conventional brands because only smaller, pole and troll-caught albacore are used.
It repeats the 2004 advice that women can eat up to 6 ounces a week of albacore tuna.
based producer of canned Sea Fare Pacific wild-caught albacore tuna and sockeye salmon now offers 9-ounce shelf-stable pouches of West Coast Ciopinno, Smoked Salmon Chowder and Seafood Bisque soups; and three albacore curries: red, yellow and green.
CORVALLIS - Samples of albacore tuna caught off the West Coast show minute traces of radiation that can be traced to the Fukushima reactor disaster in Japan, according to a team of scientists from Oregon State University and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Sustainable Seas Wild Pole-Caught No Salt Added Solid Light or Solid Albacore Tuna is caught one fish at a time, which means no "by-catch"--sea turtles, dolphins, sharks, and other sea life that get caught on longlines or swept up in nets along with the tuna.
Although stocks of skipjack, yellowfin and albacore tuna were healthy, several species could soon become overfished, ISSF said.
The omega-3 fats found in fish particularly oily fish like salmon, mackerel and, to a lesser extent, albacore tuna are important for early brain development and maintaining healthy brain function throughout life, Health news reported.
can oil-packed albacore tuna (look for pole- or troll-caught), the drained linguine, and reserved cooking water.
Ivan O'Kelly, a member of the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group, was searching for albacore tuna when he spotted the whales.
APHA signed onto another letter to Daniels in support of removing canned albacore tuna from WIC food packages for breastfeeding women and of adding canned sardines and salmon.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a warning that pregnant women, nursing mothers and young children should eat only one six-ounce can of albacore tuna (or no more than 12 ounces of light tuna) per week.
The draft joint advisory, which replaces individual warnings from both agencies, specifically says that while mercury levels in tuna vary, canned light tuna typically has lower levels than do steaks or canned albacore tuna.