The word sushi is actually a Japanese word that once meant “sour tasting” to describe the salt and vinegar mix that was used to preserve fish in ancient Japan, before refrigeration. Today however, it is only used to describe the rice and fish combinations we currently eat at our local sushi restaurants. But this isn’t a history lesson so lets figure this out. Is sushi safe?
Sushi has three potentially hazardous components, the fish, the rice, and the sushi chef. Continue reading Sushi: Is Raw Fish Dangerous?