Mercury in Tuna: New Safety Concerns


Subject:
Nutrition & Food Safety , Fish, Meat, & Dairy , Consumer Research & Advocacy , Pollutants & Toxic Substances , Mercury , Fish (General Search) , Food Safety

Description:
This report concludes that "canned light tuna, long recommended as the safer choice because of its presumably lower mercury content, sometimes harbors at least as much of that potentially harmful heavy metal as white tuna does." Provides a FAQ based on the findings and a chart showing low-mercury seafood choices for women of childbearing age and young children. From Consumer Reports.

Publisher:
Consumers Union of the U.S., Inc.

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.consumerreports.org/cro/babies-kids/child-safety/food/mercury-in-tuna/tuna-safety/overview/0607_tuna_ov.htm?resultPageIndex=1&resultIndex=1&searchTerm=mercury%20in%20tuna


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