Tag Archives: Mackerel

Expert analysis on mackerel by Paul Cox

IN RECENT years, mackerel has been celebrated by chefs and conservationists as healthy, cheap, sustainable and locally caught – the way out of our addiction to cod. We took to it with gusto and before we know it the species has been downgraded from the Marine Conservation Society’s “Good to Eat” list.      …
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No return for the mack?

FEARS OF overfishing may put mackerel's comeback on hold as customers face a tough choice between eating healthily and sustainably.   What a difference two years make. This time in 2011, mackerel was riding on the crest of a wave – in plentiful supply, promoted as part of a healthy diet thanks to its high…
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Gurnard and mackerel no longer sustainable

AFTER YEARS of being a popular sustainable choice, mackerel should no longer be appearing so regularly on menus.     The oily fish, which is packed with Omega 3, has been removed from the Marine Conservation Society’s (MCS) latest Fish to Eat list and is now rated by the charity as a fish to eat…
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