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Monday, October 22, 2007

Whither mercury?

Or, Eek! Update.

Do you know how mercury gets into the delicious little fishies, kiddies? Power plants that burn coal for fuel.

Once again the answer to one of life's problems is clean, efficient, and safe nuclear power.

NBC 5: Mercury In Fish: What To Eat, Avoid
See the fish to eat, enjoy in moderation or totally avoid because of mercury contamination.

The Pinnacle: Fish recommendations contradictory
Eat fish or it will hurt your baby. That is what a maternal nutrition group told pregnant women in a press conference Oct. 4.

Casper Star-Tribune: Ill man suspects mercury in fish
Few things in life pleased Kayo Robertson more than sitting down to a meal of crappie he had plucked from a reservoir near his home in Cache County.

Roto-Reuters: U.S. agencies stick to pregnancy fish-eating limits
The U.S. government said on Monday it was holding firm to its recommendations that pregnant and breast-feeding women limit how much fish and other seafood they eat and avoid certain types with high levels of mercury.

Anchorage Daily News: State puts mercury caveat on eating fish
Alaska seafood is generally safe though some people should be careful how much they eat of certain species, the state advises.

PR Newswire: For Pregnant Women, Benefits of Eating Ocean Fish Outweigh Concerns from Trace Levels of Mercury: Experts in ...
Today a Maternal Nutrition Group comprised of top professors of obstetrics and doctors of nutrition from across the country, in partnership with the National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition (HMHB), unveiled recommendations for seafood consumption during pregnancy. The recommendations come at a time when the debate about mercury in fish and an FDA/EPA advisory have created confusion ...

WTSP: Should moms eat fish?
Local pediatrician Dr. David Berger says there are safer alternatives.

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