You’d think a restaurant selling heart healthy fish would not be on the list of bad artery-clogging heart attack-causing food, but its “Big Catch” meal — which is a deep-fried haddock filet, fried onion rings and friend hush puppies — has 33 grams of trans fats, which it states adds up to two weeks worth of the amount recommended by American Heart Association. People should limit themselves to two grams of trans fat daily, according to the American Heart Association, and most people should eat 1,500 milligrams of sodium per day, according to the Institute of Medicine.
All they need do is offer the haddock either baked or broiled instead of soaking it in a vat of grease. And Long John’s hush puppies taste terribly bland; no flavor at all. Nothing more than a ball of dough. The onion rings are fine, but they come soaked in grease just like the fish. You’ll need lots of paper napkins to wipe the grease off your fingers eating there.
DEADLY FISH CATCH!
LET OUR CUSTOMERS DIE!
“Long John Silver’s Big Catch meal deserves to be buried 20,000 leagues under the sea,” CSPI executive director Michael Jacobson said in a statement. “This company is taking perfectly healthy fish—and entombing it in a thick crust of batter and partially hydrogenated oil. The result? A heart attack on a hook. Instead of the Big Catch, I’d call it America’s Deadliest Catch.” Continue Reading this Disturbing Swill