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TOXIC FISH ALERT / Survey finds mercury in 4 species at markets in Bay Area

Mecury is one of those many things that get blamed for causing MS. I just had a great halibut/ginger/lime/orange dish tonight. Looks like I made a good choice. Here's a picture of the one I ate.

Alaskan halibut was the only fish tested that did not exceed the EPA weekly safety level for a 120-pound person. A six-ounce piece contained, on average, 23.2 micrograms of mercury, the tests found. At that level, -pound person could safely consume about 9 ounces of halibut a week.

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November 25, 2003 in just news | Permalink