Major U.S. omega-3 supply could be reduced by commission vote

11/15/2011 | Washington Post, The

The commission that oversees U.S. Atlantic Coast fisheries voted to lower the amount of menhaden fish -- a major source of omega-3 fatty acids -- that can be harvested annually. The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, concerned about overfishing, voted to cut the harvest by about 5% annually. The rule, if finalized, is expected to take effect in May 2013.

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