Posts Tagged "fish farms"

New chemical pesticides now being used on fish farms

Posted on Feb 16, 2011 in Uncategorized

Wednesday, February 09, 2011 by: David Gutierrez, staff writer   (NaturalNews) New pesticides are increasingly being introduced into Atlantic salmon farms, causing outrage among environmentalists and lobster fishers. Widespread use of pesticides has rendered sea lice — which infest farmed salmon due to their cramped living conditions — immune to the most popular varieties, leading both U.S. and Canadian regulators to start approving new, more toxic poisons. Because lice are crustaceans, these poisons may be especially harsh on lobsters and other related sea life. Indeed, lobster...

Read More