A Tilapia Farm in Utah? One Couple Want it to Happen

Tilapia has become one of the most popular fish to buy at the grocery store or order at a restaurant, but because the species poses a threat to native fish, commercial production is illegal in Utah.

That statewide ban hasn’t deterred Cliff Sackett and his wife, Teri.

The Moroni farmers are seeking an exemption from the law so they can raise and sell the mild-tasting white fish — along with lettuce, cabbage and other leafy greens — to Utah restaurants, grocery stores and Asian fish markets.

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