|FISH IN YOUR
by Jeremy Safron (www.lovingfoods.com)
Nori (the sea vegetable) grows as a lettuce in the ocean.
It is harvested often in big nets and with it many fish are scooped
up. This combination of seaweed, shrimp, crabs, snails, barnacles, and small fish are all
ground up and made into sheets (like paper)
In the large industry they do not take the time to remove these sea
animals. Most of the nori in the world comes from Japan.
The two main suppliers Nagata and Yamamoto (who supply most of the
smaller companies) claim that the animal contamination is minimal.
Any contamination is unacceptable. Some smaller companies
(including a kosher certified kibbutz in Israel) are beginning to offer fish free nori. So