Canada eagerly looks to camelina oil as a fish oil alternative

Lisa Jackson
camelina Canada

Salmon industry explores tiny seed with unique balance of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids Camelina sativa, or false flax, is a hardy, oilseed plant that’s rich in omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, protein and antioxidants. Vegetable oil isn’t just for cooking anymore. As of January 2017, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has approved the…

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  • Lisa Jackson

    Lisa Jackson

    Lisa Jackson is a writer based in Toronto, Canada, who covers a range of food and environmental issues. Her work has been featured in Al Jazeera News, The Globe & Mail and The Toronto Star.