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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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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Poisonous Fish? Not According to the FDA

Poisonous Fish? Not According to the FDA

Fish is supposed to be good for you, right? Did you know, however, that the government actually recommends limiting fish intake for certain populations due to the risk of mercury poisoning? In the past 15 years, pregnant women and young … Continue reading

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