A step closer to a healthy diet for lice eaters
Scientists are closing in on the perfect feed for labrids.
Low levels of heavy metals in cod
The concentration of heavy metals in cod from Salten in the Norwegian County of Nordland is low.
Salmon could contain Listeria monocytogenes
Listeriosis, has never been traced back to Norwegian salmon products, but salmon cannot be discarded as a possible source.
Plant sterols give salmon fatty livers
Phytosterols (unsaturated steroid alcohols derived from plants) are used as health foods by humans because they lower the level of cholesterol in the blood. But a new NIFES study suggests that they are not as healthy for salmon.
King crabs are safe food
According to a recent NIFES report, king crabs contain low levels of heavy metals and persistent organic pollutants (POPs).
Farmed fish is safe food
No traces of illegal medical residues, and no environmental contaminants or heavy metals found above permitted limits, shows new report.
Two new methods accredited
Following a visit by Norsk Akkreditering, NIFES’ accreditation status has been renewed for a further five years, and two new methods, PAH and nitrofurans, have been approved.
Seafood may prevent postpartum depression
A high level of marine omega-3 fatty acids in the blood in the final stages of pregnancy can reduce the risk of postpartum depression.
Eggs of Norwegian coastal cod cannot tolerate high temperatures
A NIFES study finds that a rise in sea surface temperature to 10 ° C raises both stress and mortality levels in cod embryos.
You may eat more than two meals of fatty fish per week
The present content of environmental pollutants in fatty fish does not support a limit of two meals of fatty fish a week for pregnant women.