The antimicrobial effects of chitosan (from the exoskeleton of crustaceans) have been known for several years. Now, some research suggests that nanoparticles of chitosan could be used to create a new generation of anti-ageing creams.
This Michigan Salad with grilled shrimp looks mighty good, but how many people were beaten, abused or even killed so you can enjoy this?
Shrimp is also a favorite during the winter months. Ukoy is Filipino style fritter made with shrimp, Russet potatoes, bean sprouts, onions, garlic and spices. Shrimp, crab and other seafood delicacies can be prepared a variety of ways. A diverse city like San Francisco can feature them all.
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Shrimp farm in Bangladesh.
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Many types of seafood, including some shrimp not yet in the case here, are at risk in the Gulf of Mexico because of the oil spill.