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Where should you not buy shrimp?

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1. Imported, farmed shrimp can be contaminated with illicit antibiotics. Farmed shrimp from Central America and Asia can also pose a direct threat to diners. A 2015 Consumer Reports study found that of 205 imported shrimp samples, 11 from Vietnam, Thailand, and Bangladesh were contaminated with antibiotic residues.

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  • What are some advantages and disadvantages of fish farming?

    Top 10 Fish Farming Pros & Cons – Summary List

    Fish Farming ProsFish Farming Cons
    Income source for localsSpread of diseases
    Job opportunitiesGenetic manipulation
    May mitigate the starvation issueFish feed is often made out of wild fish
    Lower fish pricesPoor conditions in fish farms

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