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Deadly catch: The raw fish that can cause liver cancer

The practice of eating raw fish is causing life-threatening health issues in certain areas of north-east Thailand. Local fish populations are infected with a type of worm known as a fluke which, once consumed, migrates to the human liver. Over many decades, the infestation causes inflammation and tissue damage that can eventually lead to liver cancer. In men, liver cancer makes up less than ten percent of cancers worldwide. But in affected areas of Thailand, it accounts for more than half. Video, Read the rest here 09:42

Where do local fish come from? UNH says Red’s Best

Red’s Best is a Boston-based fish processor which caters to several fishermen fishing in the Gulf of Maine. For the pilot program, UNH Dining will be purchasing seafood from Red’s Best due to their capability of meeting the demands of the university and their support of NH fishermen through the Yankee Fishermen’s Cooperative.  Read more here 09:03