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Is it safe to smoke fish?

Asked: Évelyne Dupuis, Last Updated:

You can smoke any fish, however, without fear of food poisoning if you observe some basic principles. You'll find these principles in the fundamental steps of all fish-smoking recipes: preparation, salting, smoking and cooking, and storage.

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