The FDA’s Mercury Problem

The FDA’s Mercury Problem

In an interview last week, FDA secretary Margaret Hamburg stated that the FDA will soon update its recommendations for pregnant women with respect to fish consumption and mercury levels. What’s this all about? Large predator fish such as tuna and … Continue reading

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Tuna, Mercury and Kids. What to Do?

Tuna, Mercury and Kids. What to Do?

Many kids have a hard time with fish. They don’t like the taste, the smell, or the texture. But there is one exception – canned tuna. Most children enjoy tuna sandwiches and salads. But there is a problem. What you … Continue reading

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A Fishy Debate: Farmed vs. Wild Seafood

A Fishy Debate: Farmed vs. Wild Seafood

This blog post is by Erica Melling, who has joined Fooducate as a summer intern. Farmed. In recent years, it has become the “F” word of the seafood industry. However, the issue is more complicated than you may realize and … Continue reading

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European Proposal – Label Fish For Mercury

European Proposal – Label Fish For Mercury

Image via Wikipedia Fish are healthy for you right? High in omega-3, plenty of protein, not to mention absolutely delicious when prepared right. Unfortunately, not all is rosy in the octopus’s garden in the sea. Due to industrial contamination of … Continue reading

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