Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
June 24, 2018, 11:54:31 AM

Login with username, password and session length

Recent Topics

[Today at 11:39:40 AM]

[Today at 11:23:23 AM]

[Today at 11:18:24 AM]

[Today at 11:16:01 AM]

[Today at 10:51:50 AM]

by Haj
[Today at 10:46:34 AM]

[Today at 10:38:35 AM]

[Today at 12:41:36 AM]

[June 23, 2018, 09:32:11 PM]

[June 23, 2018, 05:15:12 PM]

[June 23, 2018, 04:47:38 PM]

[June 23, 2018, 03:31:11 PM]

[June 23, 2018, 03:29:27 PM]

[June 23, 2018, 03:26:03 PM]

[June 23, 2018, 02:17:47 PM]

by jweb
[June 23, 2018, 01:16:27 PM]

[June 23, 2018, 01:16:26 PM]

[June 23, 2018, 11:43:55 AM]

[June 23, 2018, 11:14:41 AM]

by 4est
[June 23, 2018, 07:52:01 AM]

[June 23, 2018, 07:09:50 AM]

[June 23, 2018, 06:43:38 AM]

[June 22, 2018, 10:04:31 PM]

[June 22, 2018, 06:04:04 PM]

Support NCKA

Support the site by making a donation.

2018 AOTY/DOTY Entry

Topic: Worms in Manteca Costco Cod and Salmon  (Read 761 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Cut Me Mick

  • Sea Lion
  • ****
  • View Profile
  • Date Registered: Mar 2005
  • Posts: 5586
"If they're selling fish with parasitical worms in it, that is not acceptable!"  Um, OK...

http://www.sfgate.com/news/nation-world/article/Man-finds-parasites-in-fish-bought-at-Manteca-6727726.php


Lost_Anchovy

  • Sea Lion
  • ****
  • View Profile The Lost Anchovy
  • Location: San Jose-Bay Area
  • Date Registered: Mar 2008
  • Posts: 2084
Thank god they didn't check the halibut or lingcod fillets. Lol. I love how people are SHOCKED by this.
They would throw up if they saw the belly liner of that expensive halibut they just bought.  :smt005
Not new to any of us here.
« Last Edit: December 30, 2015, 04:22:43 PM by Lost_Anchovy »
www.Thelostanchovy.com
Kayak Adventures, blog and tutorials

Winner - 2014 Kayak Connection Derby
2nd -2103 MBK Tournament


eelkram

  • Sea Lion
  • ****
  • it's my name, backwards
  • View Profile
  • Location: SFO
  • Date Registered: Dec 2013
  • Posts: 1427
Geeeez... if parasites in fish freak him out, he should've seen the marinated tri-tip that I cooked up a few days ago from Costco.  It had what looked to be a "tumor" and some "holes" burrowed through it.  Tasted great though.  Hopefully my new tapeworm will help me lose weight for the coming year.   :smt003   
'15 Viking ProFish Reload, wasp
'12 Hobie AI, skunk yellow
'12 Hobie Outfitter, dune (I'm the guy pedaling in the back)


crash

  • Sea Lion
  • ****
  • View Profile
  • Location: Eureka
  • Date Registered: Dec 2007
  • Posts: 4897
Worms in the salmon is encouraging. Either it's wild salmon or they aren't pumping the farmed Atlantic salmon as full of antibiotics as they used to.

When I worked in the Costco meat department 20 years ago I picked plenty of worms out of cod and halibut. Never once did I find a worm in salmon and the salmon was by far the most popular fish sold.
« Last Edit: December 30, 2015, 04:15:07 PM by crash »


Cut Me Mick

  • Sea Lion
  • ****
  • View Profile
  • Date Registered: Mar 2005
  • Posts: 5586
watched the video again.  Dad actually says, "If the worms are natural, that is not acceptable."  meaning, what, he doesn't accept nature, or he doesn't accept costco selling natural fish lol.  Either way dad, just grip it and rip it - prolly ain't eating suchi in that household ever again

They would throw up if they saw the belly liner of that expensive halibut they just bought.  :smt005

x 10^23.  so true.


crash

  • Sea Lion
  • ****
  • View Profile
  • Location: Eureka
  • Date Registered: Dec 2007
  • Posts: 4897
Geeeez... if parasites in fish freak him out, he should've seen the marinated tri-tip that I cooked up a few days ago from Costco.  It had what looked to be a "tumor" and some "holes" burrowed through it.  Tasted great though.  Hopefully my new tapeworm will help me lose weight for the coming year.   :smt003   

It's a gland. Harmless. The fat cap has several of them. The holes were probably an effort to remove the visible glands so the purchaser didn't freak out and call the news station.


LBSteve

  • Salmon
  • ***
  • View Profile
  • Location: Los Banos
  • Date Registered: Sep 2015
  • Posts: 296
I only want to be the man my dog thinks I am.


Cut Me Mick

  • Sea Lion
  • ****
  • View Profile
  • Date Registered: Mar 2005
  • Posts: 5586
Quote
It's a gland. Harmless. The fat cap has several of them. The holes were probably an effort to remove the visible glands so the purchaser didn't freak out and call the news station.

Wait, isn't Chipotle one of your clients?   :smt002  :smt005


crash

  • Sea Lion
  • ****
  • View Profile
  • Location: Eureka
  • Date Registered: Dec 2007
  • Posts: 4897
Quote
It's a gland. Harmless. The fat cap has several of them. The holes were probably an effort to remove the visible glands so the purchaser didn't freak out and call the news station.

Wait, isn't Chipotle one of your clients?   :smt002  :smt005

 :busy :evil5:

:pottytrain5: :puke:


piski

  • Sea Lion
  • ****
  • View Profile
  • Location: Dolores Lagoon, SF
  • Date Registered: Jan 2008
  • Posts: 3422
Catch & Repeat


Mienboy

  • there's two sides to every story
  • Sea Lion
  • ****
  • America, if you don't love it leave it
  • View Profile
  • Location: Oakland-Pinole,ca
  • Date Registered: Jan 2012
  • Posts: 3780
The same guy also yelled at the bartender the next day complaining that the drinks he served him gave him a hangover
My biggest worry is that my wife(when I'm dead)will sell my fishing gear for what I said I paid for it


FishingAddict

  • Sea Lion
  • ****
  • View Profile
  • Location: Fremont
  • Date Registered: Nov 2007
  • Posts: 3786
They should see the worms on my lingcod fillets.  Those things are still alive after 2 days in the fridge. 

https://www.wildlife.ca.gov/Conservation/Marine/Parasites
2018 Hobie Revolution 13 Cheeesy Orange Papaya


novofish

  • Wear your PFD - every time OTW
  • Sea Lion
  • ****
  • View Profile
  • Location: Woodland, CA
  • Date Registered: Nov 2007
  • Posts: 3820
Geeeez... if parasites in fish freak him out, he should've seen the marinated tri-tip that I cooked up a few days ago from Costco.  It had what looked to be a "tumor" and some "holes" burrowed through it.  Tasted great though.  Hopefully my new tapeworm will help me lose weight for the coming year.   :smt003   

like you have anything to worry about :smt003
AOTY 2011 - 9th
AOTY 2012 - 16th
AOTY 2013 - 6th
FAOTY 2014 - 4th
AOTY 2015 - 5th
AOTY 2016 - 56th
AOTY 2017 - 37th


Cut Me Mick

  • Sea Lion
  • ****
  • View Profile
  • Date Registered: Mar 2005
  • Posts: 5586
apparently a documented occurrence.  other ppl be uploading like cpl dozen vids featuring other wormy costco fish

Q:  Does live worminess indicate anything positive, like freshness of the fish?  Eat up folks  :puke:


Malibu_Two

  • Sea Lion
  • ****
  • View Profile
  • Location: San Francisco
  • Date Registered: Jul 2005
  • Posts: 2217
This is hilarious. These people think they've stumbled upon the scandal of the century when all these worms indicate is that Costco's fish is fresh and wild.
May the fish be mighty and the seas be meek...


 

anything