"sushi grade" is basically an unregulated marketing term. It only means at some point the fish was frozen to kill parasites. Some fish species are more prone to parasites, but due to mislabeling, the FDA mandates all fish frozen except tuna and shellfish. sushimodern.com/sushi/sus…
Today I learned about Oishi Matashichi, a Japanese anti-nuclear activist and a fisherman exposed to the radioactive fallout of the Bravo Nuclear Test. His catch of tuna and shark was found to be contaminated with radiation, resulting in two tons of tuna buried at Tsukiji fish market instead of being sold. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ois…
A man was cooked alive in a 270Β° pressure cooker oven along with 12,000 pounds of tuna. In CA’s largest workplace safety violation settlement ever ($6M), Bumble Bee Tuna agreed to pay $1.5M to the deceased’s family, $1.5M to state government and courts, and $3M to purchase new automated ovens. usatoday.com/story/news/n…
NFL stars Nick and Joey Bosa are great-grandsons of former Chicago Outfit leader Tony Accardo (aka Big Tuna) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ton…
Bonito flakes are basically shaved fish jerky. Traditional katsuobushi is skipjack tuna preserved using smoke, caves, mold and the sun in a process that can take years. The fish is so tough that it is shaved with a katsuobushi kezuriki, which looks like a wood carving tool. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kat…
Tuna Fish create so much heat while fighting being caught that they can cook themselves alive blitzlift.com/the-tuna-fi…
A Japanese sushi chain CEO majorly contributed to a drop in piracy off the Somalian coast by providing the pirates with training as tuna fishermen grapee.jp/en/54127
The biggest tuna ever recorded weighed an incredible 1,496 pounds! Caught on October 26, 1979, fishing with Capt. Eric Samson aboard Lady and Misty out of Port Hood, Nova Scotia. marlinmag.com/bluefin-tun…
In 2012 an employee at a Bumble Bee Tuna factory was killed when he was cooked in an oven with 12,000lbs of tuna. nbcnews.com/news/us-news/…
In the 1980's the yellow pages aired an advert in Britain. The ad saw a pregnant woman with cravings ask her husband for a pizza with tuna fish and banana. Thousands of people tried to place orders for this weird combination of toppings, prompting Domino's to put it on the menu. youtu.be/d6oKNn1oArk
Dolphins cannot swim faster than 15 m/s due to cavitation formation, which causes pain. On the other hand, the lack of pain receptors on the fins of fish (e.g. mackerels, tunas, etc.) allows them to exceed the cavitation free-limit and cavitation-induced damage has been observed on their bodies. nature.com/articles/s4159…
Bluefin tuna are highly adept predators. They have retractable fins and are able to increase their body temperature, to the point that they can cook their own muscles when exerting themselves for long periods of time. youtube.com/watch?v=FfFxC…
Tom Rogers created Charlie the Tuna and based Charlie on his friend Henry Nemo. Nemo is known as the "creator of jive,” which resembles the loose-lipped slang used by Charlie the Tuna. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cha…
Kiyoshi Kimura, president of sushi restaurant chain Sushi-Zanmai paid a record-setting $3.1 million (333.6 million yen) for a giant bluefin tuna at Tokyo’s Toyosu fish market on 4 January 2019. Setting new record for highest bid tuna in the world. fortune.com/2019/01/06/bl…
Today I learned about the Daigo FukuryΕ« Maru, a Japanese tuna fishing boat with a crew of 23, that was showered by the fallout from a thermonuclear weapon test at Bikini Atoll on March 1, 1954. The blast was more powerful than predicted, and changes in weather blew the fallout outside of the posted danger zone. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dai…
Since 2011, NOAA has required the use of thinner, weaker hooks, in the Gulf of Mexico, that straighten to release large bluefin tuna before they die of exhaustion on the line, which resulted in 75% less dead, discarded fish in the Gulf. nytimes.com/2011/05/08/bu…
The warm blooded Atlantic Bluefin Tuna is so powerful, it can cook its own flesh with sudden bursts of muscle activity channel.nationalgeographi…
Tuna muscle can go through "exertional rhabdomyolysis" where it will begin to cook itself during the fight. panaquatic.com/burnt-tuna…
Bluefin Tuna, the most expensive fish in the world, was considered a trash fish until the 1970s. It's reputation was so bad in Japan, that it was referred to as "neko-matagi", food too low for even a cat to eat. theringer.com/2017/2/28/1…
In 2012 a Bumblebee foods worker was accidentally cooked alive in 12,000 lbs of tuna because his co-worker thought he was in the bathroom abc7chicago.com/business/…
Bluefin tuna can struggle so much when caught that it can literally cook itself due to the generated heat from the muscles vqronline.org/essay/hotte…
If you run to the bathroom after eating sushi, it's likely because sushi restaurants often sub tuna with escolar, a fish whose diet is high in wax esters, causing it to have a laxative effect when eaten. blog.medellitin.com/2008/…
To lose 63 pounds for his role in The Machinist, Christian Bale's daily diet consisted of one can of tuna fish, and/or one apple per day, black coffee, and water. inquisitr.com/1608434/chr…
In 2013 a genetic test of fish in restaurants and supermarkets showed 84% of Sushi restaurants in the US mislabeled and replaced tuna with Escolar, a fish known to cause prolonged, uncontrollable oily anal leakage theatlantic.com/business/…
Cats can become addicted to tuna and refuse to eat anything else. Veterinarians refer to these cats as 'tuna junkies.' thevetpractice.com.au/is-…
In 2012 a Bumble Bee Tuna worker was cooked in a pressure cooker along with 12,000 pounds of canned tuna nbcnews.com/news/us-news/…
Researchers discovered a biological hydraulic system in tuna fins and it indicates a new role for the lymphatic system in vertebrates.. This natural mechanism may inspire designs for new β€œsmart” control surfaces with changeable shape and stiffness for both air and underwater unmanned vehicles. news.stanford.edu/2017/07…
Restaurants often serve a fish called Escolar, disguised to be Tuna on the menu. Eating too much of this fish, more than 6 ounces, will cause explosive, oily, uncontrollable orange diarrhea. Accidents can also happen while passing gas. thekitchn.com/use-caution…
The atlantic bluefin tuna, one of the most highly prized fish used in sushi is one step ahead than giraffes on the race to extintion, being considered 'endangered' while giraffes along with pacific bluefin tuna are considered 'vulnerable'. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atl…
Atlantic Bluefin Tuna can't breathe unless it is moving. oceana.org/marine-life/oc…
"2009 tuna samples from sushi restaurants in New York City" showed that 5/9 restaurants were serving Escolar, a fish banned in Japan for its toxicity since 1977. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Esc…
NFL star Joey Bosa is the great grandson of Chicago crime boss Tony "Big Tuna" Accardo. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ton…
:DNA barcoding was used to discover that of 1215 seafood samples from 674 restaurants and grocery stores in 21 U.S. states, a full third were mislabeled; The menu says red snapper, but it’s actually tilapia. The white tuna, meanwhile, is really escolar, while the seabass is Antarctic toothfish. smithsonianmag.com/scienc…
The annual value of the global fishing industry for tuna is $7.2 Billion, which has seen its population drop 70% since 1980. Now it is highly threatened to be extinct. About 3/4 of them are consumed in Sushi and Sashimi markets in Japan. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atl…
Up to 40% of tuna imported to the U.S. from Thailand is illegal or unreported, followed by up to 45% of Pollock imports from China, and 70% of salmon imports. e360.yale.edu/feature/uns…
A 500lb bluefin tuna fish sold in Japan for 1.8 million dollars. newsfeed.time.com/2013/01…
In 2013 a 489LB Pacific bluefin tuna was auctioned in japan for $1.76 million – leading to record unit prices of $3,603 per pound en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pac…
A man, Jose Melena, was cooked alive in a 270ΒΊ pressure cooker filled with 12,000 lbs. of Bumble Bee tuna fish. usatoday.com/story/news/n…
Ernest Hemingway once fired a sub-machine gun at sharks that attacked a tuna he was trying to land; the blood from the bullets caused the sharks to attack even harder inktank.fi/the-5-unusual-…
Florida politician Bob Graham kept a meticulous record of what he was doing at all times, including when he ate a tuna sandwich and rewound a copy of Ace Ventura. This has supposedly cost him offers on the ticket to be Vice President. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bob…
59% of the 'Tuna' Americans Eat Is Not Tuna theatlantic.com/business/…
Canned tuna is a popular pizza topping in Germany mentalfloss.com/article/4…
GalΓ‘pagos sea lions hunt cooperatively to catch tuna; the first documented instance of such behavior in sea lions. scientificamerican.com/ar…
In 2012 that a worker at Bumble Bee Foods was making repairs to an oven when his coworkers unknowingly filled it with 12,000 lbs of tuna and cooked him to death. usatoday.com/story/news/n…
Tuna Can Cook itself from the Inside. 12:20 youtube.com/watch?v=_r9Nd…
An Australian laboratory is successfully attempting to breed wild Bluefin Tuna in captivity by mimicking the various conditions of their over one thousand mile migration from Southern Australia to the Javan Sea. youtube.com/watch?v=mHiXs…
Between 2010-2012, DNA testing found that over half of fish labeled and sold as "Tuna" in the USA was NOT tuna. 87% of Red Snapper sold were also found to be completely mislabeled. oceana.org/en/news-media/…
Today I learned of a fish called Escolar, often called the world's most dangerous fish because eating more than 6 ounces will cause violent, explosive, and orange diarrhea. Anal leakage can occur without notice after eating this "white tuna" or "buttery fish". odditycentral.com/foods/t…
That, even though people often question the safety of vaccine ingredients, a typical dose contains less mercury than a tuna sandwich urmc.rochester.edu/news/s…
Ted Williams' frozen head was kept on a tuna can until it was knocked off with a monkey wrench espn.com/boston/mlb/news/…

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