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Are farmed salmon dyed to achieve their color?

Salmon feed contains natural compounds like astaxanthin, which give salmon their pink hue. Whether farmed or wild, salmon get their color from their diet. Farmed salmon diets are carefully formulated to replicate the nutrients found in their natural diet, ensuring their color and nutritional quality.

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Yes, farmed salmon is safe to eat. Regulations and industry standards ensure that farmed salmon is carefully monitored for quality and safety. It’s regularly tested for contaminants and meets stringent food safety standards. ...
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Farmed salmon has just as much nutritional value as its wild counterpart. A lot of science and innovation has gone into perfecting the diets and living conditions of farmed salmon to make sure they as closely replicate their wild counterparts. While some may have personal texture and colour preferen...
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