Looking Inside the Fish Industry: Why Farmed Salmon is One of the Most Toxic ‘Junk Food’ We Can Put in Our Body
Below the salmon farms of the Norwegian fjords is a layer of waste which is 15 meters high and as you can guess, it is teeming with bacteria, as well as drugs and pesticides. As these farms operate in open water, the whole seafloor has been destroyed, and the pollution that is created by these farms is not contained. A salmon far can hold about 2 million fish in fairly small space and as a result of these crowded conditions disease among the fish is inevitable.
To stave off diseases, different pesticides are used, and there is no doubt that eating this fish means that you are also eating these pesticides.
One toxicologist, named Jerome Ruzzin, has confirmed some of the claims made by Oddekalv. Testing some different food groups sold in Norway for toxins, Ruzzin has discovered that farmed salmon contains the greatest amount of toxins of every other fish, and to an extremely large degree. Also, the farmed salmon was five times more toxic than any other food product which was tested.