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   Seafood Guide Combines Human And Ocean Health
by John Antczak, The Associated Press
Posted: Friday, November 13, 2009 at 11:33AM EST

LOS ANGELES — A campaign to persuade consumers, chefs and food distributors to choose seafood that is healthy for people and beleagured ocean fish stocks was launched Tuesday by the Monterey Bay Aquarium.

The latest version of the aquarium's popular "Seafood Watch" recommendations on which fish and shellfish to eat and which to avoid were announced with some optimism by Executive Director Julie Packard.

"The state of our oceans and global seafood is in crisis but the tide is turning," Packard said in an interview at the California Science Center, where the aquarium will have a role in a future exhibit.

She said "the big picture is not getting any better," but cited "a growing scientific consensus that global fisheries can recover."

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