The white gunk on cooked salmon is called albumin, and it's fine
That white stuff coming out of the salmon fillet you're cooking won’t kill you. You’re not going to come down with a case of Salmon Goop Poisoning (which, to be honest, would be a pretty lame way to kick the bucket). But what is that white stuff, anyway? And why is it there?
Well, to start, let’s learn its name. The white stuff on salmon is called albumin.