James Giese

Agencies issue advisory on methylmercury in fish
On March 19, the Food and Drug Administration and the Environmental Protection Agency announced a joint consumer advisory on methylmercury in fish and shellfish for reducing the exposure to high levels of mercury in women who may become pregnant, pregnant women, nursing mothers, and young children. The agencies emphasized the benefits of eating fish, but said that, as a matter of prudence, these groups may wish to modify the amount and type of fish…

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