Mercury News

Media Urged to Use Caution When Reporting on Latest Study on Mercury and Tuna.

April 22, 2010, Washington, D.C. – The National Fisheries Institute (NFI) is urging reporters and editors to exercise caution when reporting on a study concerning sushi tuna and mercury that was recently published in the British journal, Biology Letters. See more.

FDA Draft Report Urges Consumption of Fish, Despite Mercury Contamination

December 12, 2008 - The Food and Drug Administration is urging the government to amend its advisory that women and children should limit how much fish they eat, saying that the benefits of seafood outweigh the health risks and that most people should eat more fish, even if it contains mercury. See full article.


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