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Testing Finds High Level of Mercury in Store-Bought Fish in Michigan
Point-of-Sale Warnings Needed Where Fish Is Sold
September 16, 2005
- State of Michigan’s Fish Advisories
- EPA’s National Fish Advisories
- Environmental Working Group’s Tuna Calculator
- State and federal governments should require warnings to be posted where fish covered by government advisories are sold.
- In the absence of federal and state requirements, grocery stores should post signs to communicate mercury advisories.
- The FDA should regularly test commercial fish for mercury content.
- The FDA should not interfere with states’ efforts to educate citizens about mercury in seafood.