Fish oil was produced for the first time in England in 1775 extracting it from cod liver.
In the 80s, thanks to the technology, the fish oil wasn't extracted from the liver any more, but from the body of the animal. It solved the problem of the toxicity of vitamin A mainly present in the liver. The mode of fish oil exploded in the United States in the mid-80s. It was soon abandoned because the amount of capsules was exaggerated with conseguent high costs . The characteristic of ...