Escolar

Type: Fat.

Characteristics: A firm, white oily fish containing a fat that is not metabolized by the human body. Because of this fat, some people can become ill when eating this fish.The fat seems to act like a laxative. In the United States, the Food and Drug Administration banned escolar in 1990,but its sale is once again legal. It is legal in Canada, although the government has issued a safety advisory. Food service operators who serve escolar should advise customers of its potential dangers.

Grouper

Boston mackerel

Boston mackerel

Spanish mackerel

Spanish mackerel

Mahi-mahi

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