San Francisco— Environmental and consumer organizations filed a legal petition today asking the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to implement stricter regulations to protect women, children and people who eat fish from mercury in seafood. The petition seeks a requirement that seafood sellers post warning signs about the danger of mercury in fish and seeks [...]
“The fishing industry does not want the public to learn the truth about high mercury levels in seafood and will even sink so low to attempt to intimidate the media to not publish reports about high-mercury fish,” said Martin Tarbox.
Ignorance is not bliss. If you eat fish, you should listen up. Mercury poisoning is a very serious problem that some people actually eat their way into. Buffy Martin-Tarbox from Got Mercury was our guest on Living the Run and served up some great information that fish consumers should really consider digesting. For instance, Got Mercury [...]
It’s not every day you get to chat with one of the few people who can claim title to the “World’s Greatest Athlete”, but we have that chance tonight. Olympic gold medalist Dan O’Brien will be our first guest on Living the Run. You can listen to the show live online starting at 6:00 p.m. PST. We [...]
If you eat any type of fish you very likely “got mercury.” That’s because nearly all fish contain at least some mercury, and some are at very high and dangerous levels. So there are some things about mercury and mercury poisoning you need to know. Fish are a great source of high quality protein, low in saturated fat, contain omega-3 [...]
Putting canned tuna to the mercury test. That’s exactly what CBS 5 consumer reporter Sue Kwon did when she conducted her own experiment, and was the subject of her own report. Kwon ate 20 cans of tuna for 20 straight days. On day 20 her doctor called and said,”I want you to stop your experiment. It’s [...]