Worms in fish!

I couldn't believe it. i went to cook a piece of fish, and there was this white very thin "stick." When I went to flick it off, it moved. Yikes!

The fish department at the supermarket where I shop said Yes, there are worms in many types of fish. If the fish is v. fresh, you are more likely to notice. If the fish is frozen or cooked, the worms are dead.

I didn't grow up knowing this. My mother didn't tell me. My mother-in-law didn't tell me. Both very fastidious women with food freshness, etc.

I've been a big consumer of fish for all the health benefits. But lately, it's been tough to buy it. Also, I used to love sushi, but...

What do you know; what have you experienced? Tips?


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