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Long a staple of the American diet, canned tuna has fallen on hard times.Last year, canned seafood sales, of which tuna is far and away the leading variety, fell to their lowest level in more than 15 years, according to market research firm Euromonitor.
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For nearly nine decades, Americans ate more and more tuna out of tin cans.
For nearly five decades — from about 1950 until 2000 — tuna, almost all of which was canned, was the most popular seafood in the United States.
At the peak of the country's love for canned tuna fish, more than 85 percent of American households kept the beloved salad and sandwich add-on in cupboards across the nation, according to Roger Corey's 1990 report "Tuna: competitive conditions affecting the U. and European tuna industries in domestic and foreign markets." But health and sustainability concerns — which range from fears of mercury poisoning to fury over dolphin bycatch — have taken their toll.
So too has a national shift away from canned foods, which has forced other industries, including the canned soup business, to experiment with newer, friendlier and fresher-seeming forms of packaging.
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