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#1 of 4 Old 12-28-2009, 05:40 PM - Thread Starter
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We love shrimp and get it occasionally from Trader Joe's. It doesn't say it's organically farmed or anything though so I'm concerned about eating it too much (also it's a bit pricey!). I was reading NT last night and it listed shrimp as a high vitamin D and generally healthy food. Anyone else looked into this and what did you decide?

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I'm wondering the same thing. I've never found wild shrimp anywhere.
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I know of a freshwater shrimp by its generic name of Gammarus sp., native of the British Isles, but these may also be found in the US though presently I cannot verify that. However, I have concerns that these shrimps could be vectors for fish diseases and parasites.


I did a search and came up with this rather interesting website, called Edible Memphis and hope it could be useful to you.

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Don't know if this is exactly what you are looking for, but the Monterey Bay Aquarium puts out sustainable seafood guides.

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