Canada's Food Guide recommends that you eat at least two 75 gram servings (5 oz. or 1 cup) of seafood per week.
The use of low-fat preparation methods (e.g., steamed, baked) maximizes heart health benefits attained by consuming mussels.
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Prince Edward Island cultured mussels are a protein-rich seafood product which provide many nutrients and minerals, while being low in fat, sodium and cholesterol. They are one of nature's perfect food sources!
100 grams (3.5 oz.) of mussel meat provides:
Mussel Food Safety Standards:
Prince Edward Island cultured mussel producers work closely with provincial and federal food safety departments and are committed to the continuous provision of safe and quality products for the public market. Canada's stringent seafood safety policies, regulations and inspection standards programs, including the Canadian Shellfish Sanitation Program and Quality Management Program, ensure that all seafood products available to the consumer are as safe as possible from adverse micro-organisms or toxins.