Science: Food Front

Wartime developments on the food fronts:

Queer Fish. To teach people to enjoy kinds of fish now thrown back into the sea or ground into fertilizer, the Government is publishing Wartime Fish Cookery. It contains recipes for shark steak, skate chowder, the plentiful but oily menhaden, the humble but edible alewife, the delicious ocean pout, of which Massachusetts fisheries have recently sold huge quantities. Whale meat (red but fishy) was sold in Boston during the last war.

Neglected Mussels. The edible mussel, points out the Industrial Bulletin, is a much-neglected food source. Europeans have...

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