Climate-related algae blooms raise health concerns about eating fish from Florida

by Ed Killer, Treasure Coast Newspapers

When was the last time you enjoyed a catfish dinner?

Personally, I love fried catfish. Put it on my plate alongside the grits, hush puppies and string beans.

Growing up on Florida’s Treasure Coast, I remember when restaurants had one night a week designated for “All-U-Can-Eat” catfish. Fried catfish is a down home Southern delicacy.

Findings this week may make all of us think twice about that next catfish dinner — or a fish dinner of any kind. It’s time to consider where our seafood comes from.

Read more: https://www.tcpalm.com/story/news/local/indian-river-lagoon/health/2019/06/13/is-it-safe-to-eat-fish-from-lake-okeechobee/1432441001/?utm_source=usatoday-Climate%20Point&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=narrative&utm_term=article_body

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