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Publix Sells Shark Meat: Eat or Avoid?

Since before Jaws used the Jersey shore as an all-you-can-eat buffet, sharks have had a reputation as the monsters of the sea. But no matter how intimidating they appear, the water-bound predators still fall below humans on the food chain.

In fact, shark meat is legally sold at certain retailers, including one local Publix. But with populations dwindling across the world (many making the endangered list), is it OK to be buying shark meat at your neighborhood grocer?

See also:
- Publix Seafood Practices Rank 19 of 20 Stores Analyzed, Greenpeace Says
- Local Production Company Shines a Spotlight on the Fish Farming Industry

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Hannah Sentenac covers veg food, drink, pop culture, travel, and animal advocacy issues. She is also editor-in-chief of
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