Reports Find Dangerous Metals in Meat and Seafood

19 June, 2011 at 08:38 | Posted in Body & Mind, Environmental issues, Food, Nature, Science, sustainable development | Leave a comment
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By Martha Rosenberg

Over five years ago, the Chicago Tribune reported that tuna was unequivocally contaminated with mercury. “The tuna industry has failed to adequately warn consumers about the risks of eating canned tuna, while federal regulators have been reluctant to include the fish in their mercury advisories—at times amid heavy lobbying by industry,” said the paper.

Three years later, the New York Times found similar contamination in area sushi.

But rather than a safer product, clearer warnings, or regulatory distance between federal officials and the industry they are supposed to oversee, tuna fish consumers have gotten nothing but more studies.

Read more: Reports Find Dangerous Metals in Meat and Seafood | Health | Epoch Times

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