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WASHINGTON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, FDA and EPA issued draft updated advice on fish consumption.
A band of consumer groups recently joined together to urge the USDA to remove tuna from school lunch menus following a study that found that canned tuna in lunchrooms had high levels of mercury.
The scope and intensity of mercury pollution in the Great Lakes region is much greater than previously reported, but additional mercury controls should bring needed improvement, according to a new summary of scientific research on the subject.
In the news release, Consumer Reports: New Tests Reinforce Concerns About Mercury In Tuna, issued 07-Dec-2010 by Consumer Reports over PR Newswire, we are advised by the organization that the 3rd paragraph needed to be revised to clarify Consumer Reports' recommendations for how much tuna a child should eat.
YONKERS, N.Y., Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumer Reports' latest tests of 42 samples from cans and pouches of tuna bought primarily in the New York metropolitan area and online confirm that white (albacore) tuna usually contains far more mercury than light tuna.
WASHINGTON, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Fisheries Institute (NFI) is publicly challenging Dr. Mehmet Oz, host of the Dr. Oz Show, to correct a number of errors and distortions that he made concerning fish, nutrition and mercury on a recent episode of his show.
WASHINGTON, April 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study ranking exposure risks from methylmercury finds that tuna accounts for over one third of total mercury exposure from seafood consumption in the United States. These key findings were published in a peer-reviewed paper by Dr.
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent nationwide consumer survey reported that Americans are paying closer attention to food safety and quality claims when purchasing food with mercury in seafood ranking as the top concern.
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