James Giese

No new advisory on methylmercury in fish
The Food and Drug Administration announced on April 8 that contrary to some recent news reports, it has not issued a new advisory on methylmercury consumption. FDA’s current advisory regarding methylmercury and fish consumption still stands. The current advisory, issued March 2001, recommends that pregnant women and women of childbearing age who may become pregnant not eat shark, swordfish, king mackerel, and tilefish. FDA received a number of recommendat…

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