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Sustainable shrimp made from algae

By Paul Mullen

Americans eat over one billion pounds of shrimp a year, making shrimp the nation’s most popular seafood. When shrimp farming was compared to beef farming, researchers calculated that by the pound, shrimps carbon footprint was ten times that of beef. New Wave Foods, a biotech company is trying to create a sustainable replacement for shrimp through a combination of algae and plant based proteins. New Wave Foods are confident in their eco-friendliness as making shrimp from algae requires no fishing, no nets, no mangroves and no shrimp. To read the full article click here.

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