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How can fish be processed to last longer?

Asked: megane bernier, Last Updated:

The four basic procedures used in the final processing of fish products are heating, freezing, controlling water activity (by drying or adding chemicals), and irradiating. All these procedures increase the shelf life of the fish by inhibiting the mechanisms that promote spoilage and degradation.

FAQ

  • Should cooked salmon taste fishy?

    How can you tell if it's the natural scent of the fish or if it is actually fishy? Edible and safe salmon smells fresh. They almost remind you of the sea and salt because of its mild and delicate scent. Actually, it should not smell 'fishy'.

  • How big are Miyagi oysters?

    Typically smaller than other oysters, about one to two inches in diameter, Kumamotos are round in shape with a deep cup and slightly scalloped shells. They have a sweet, buttery flavor. Given their size, they are an especially tasty half-shell treat.

  • Do shrimp turn pink when they die?

    Yea they turn pink when they die. Actually many of the "glass" type animals become opaque when they die. Glass catfish become white upon death. Ghost shrimp do not live long and they are sold as fish food mostly.

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