Navigation Links
Rise in Mercury Levels in Supermarket Fish

Washington state Health Department survey reported an increased level of mercury in some halibut and Pacific red snapper sold at Washington supermarkets. // There were state wide tests conducted in the fish from grocery stores. They said that children and women of child-bearing age should eat only one meal a week of those two species. According to the Environmental Protection Agency guidelines the mercury contamination in the fishes has crossed dangerous levels.

Previously many studies have been undertaken by the state officials but it was mainly in the study of contamination in fishes found in rivers, lakes and marine waters. David E. McBride, a state toxicologist said that levels of mercury contamination in the supermarket fishes are analyzed to know the levels of contamination. State health officials state that the limits ordered by The Food and Drug Administration are too high.

James A. VanDerslice, a state Health Department epidemiologist said that fishes are good source of proteins and has to be included as a beneficial part of a regular diet. But the problem is that there are contaminants.

Glenn Reed, president of the Pacific Seafood Processors Association said that there is vast body of evidence that seafood is one of the healthiest proteins.

Increased level of mercury was found in canned albacore tuna, the subject of earlier federal warnings. The lowest levels of mercury were found in catfish, pollock, salmon, flounder and cod. Chinook or king salmon topped the list for PCBs, a long-banned chemical linked to cancer and impaired brain development. State health officials said the salmon PCB levels were too low to pose any danger to brain development if limited to two servings a week.

According to Robert M. Duff, director of the state Office of Environmental Health Assessments said that these guidelines were based on research on animals rather than on humans. In conclusion he said that further research has
'"/>




Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Mercury Pollution Linked To Rise In Autism
2. Mercury fillings during pregnancy may not lead to low birth weight
3. Fish Consumption Results In Higher Mercury Levels
4. Mercury Exposure Does Not Affect Intellectual Development
5. Link between Mercury based Vaccines and Autism Discredited
6. Dangers Of Mercury
7. Mercury-Based Vaccine Ban Temporarily Suspended
8. Mercury Contamination (Hotspots) Identified
9. Ex-workers Ask HLL to Accept Liability for Mercury Deaths
10. Mercury can Kill
11. Mercury Levels In Canned Tuna Exceed Guidelines
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Rise Mercury Levels Supermarket Fish

(Date:3/26/2015)... York (PRWEB) March 26, 2015 ... move forward nationwide, with the issuance of new ... Pennsylvania and Louisiana. According to an Order dated ... litigation established for Xarelto injury claims in the ... now allow plaintiffs to file cases directly in ...
(Date:3/26/2015)... March 26, 2015 “The SWEET Act is ... healthy options more available and help parents who are working ... is a reasonable approach to support public health, and we ... issue for the health of all families,” said Dr. Jane ... Health on the introduction of the Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Tax (SWEET) ...
(Date:3/26/2015)... CA (PRWEB) March 26, 2015 Dr. ... are proud to announce expanded offerings for Bay Area ... Francisco Dental Implant Center has long been a top-rated ... expanded its offerings to meet the strong demand by ... our reputation as a top-rated dental implant facility in ...
(Date:3/26/2015)... Altamonte Springs, FL (PRWEB) March 26, 2015 ... one of the nation’s leading innovative specialty pharmacies, ... newly created position of Vice President of Pharmaceutical ... for fostering beneficial connections with our pharmaceuticals partners ... pharmaceutical relationships in support of BioPlus’ expansion. ...
(Date:3/26/2015)... London, UK (PRWEB) March 26, 2015 In ... 40 billion as of 2013 and is set to decrease ... billion by 2020; the growth is expected up to 2017 ... growth is expected to be owing to the surging penetration ... Tekturna HCT, Twynsta, Micardis Plus, Valturna, Benicar HCT, and Tekamlo), ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Xarelto Lawsuits Move Forward Nationwide, With Issuance of New Court Docs in State, Federal Litigations 2Health News:Xarelto Lawsuits Move Forward Nationwide, With Issuance of New Court Docs in State, Federal Litigations 3Health News:National Alliance for Hispanic Health Statement on Introduction of SWEET Act in 114th Congress 2Health News:Bay Area Dental Implant Specialist, Dr. Alex Rabinovich Announces Regional Educational Strategy 2Health News:Bay Area Dental Implant Specialist, Dr. Alex Rabinovich Announces Regional Educational Strategy 3Health News:BioPlus Specialty Pharmacy Expands Executive Team with New Position, Naming Sharon Ferrer as Vice President of Pharmaceutical Relations 2Health News:Top 8 Developed Anti-Hypertensive Therapeutics Markets Discussed in New GBI Research Report Published at MarketPublishers.com 2Health News:Top 8 Developed Anti-Hypertensive Therapeutics Markets Discussed in New GBI Research Report Published at MarketPublishers.com 3
... 81-year-old San Francisco woman with dementia, little money and an equally aged ... A 72-year-old Riverside woman with Alzheimer,s who cannot be left safely on ... care for her. A 78-year-old Los Angeles ... take care of him if day care services are cut. ...
... Angeles, London, New Delhi, Singapore and Washington DC (October ... with diabetes to modify their behavior, adjust their medicine ... to a recent study, published by SAGE in ... testing," a self-monitored testing both before and after specific ...
... remains a mystery, , THURSDAY, Oct. 1 (HealthDay News) -- ... still in their mother,s womb were about 20 percent more ... study has found. , The flu outbreak in 1918 killed ... the United States. That flu, like the current H1N1 swine ...
... ... to maximize cell culture media performance and will be on display at BioProcess International ... in Raleigh, North Carolina. , ... Fort Collins, CO (PRWEB) October 1, 2009 -- As conference exhibitor and ...
... The 2nd ... in New York, NY. This three-day conference will explore address all aspects of signal detection ... ... The 2nd DIA Conference on Signal Detection and Data Mining will be held ...
... Support for Addressing Crisis of Chronic Disease , ... are voicing their support for health reform that prioritizes ... to Health Reform" ( www.sayyestohealthreform.com ) - an ... (PFCD) directed at Congressional leaders in Washington. , The campaign ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Half-million low-income elderly affected by sweeping cuts to state safety net 2Health News:Half-million low-income elderly affected by sweeping cuts to state safety net 3Health News:Pre-Birth Exposure to 1918 Flu Raised Heart Risks, Study Finds 2Health News:Pre-Birth Exposure to 1918 Flu Raised Heart Risks, Study Finds 3Health News:InVitria's Better Ingredients for Better Media to be Showcased at BPI '09 2Health News:International Experts to Review State-of-the-Art Thinking on Signal Detection and Data Mining 2Health News:International Experts to Review State-of-the-Art Thinking on Signal Detection and Data Mining 3Health News:Maryland Residents Participate in Launch of National Video Campaign: 'Say 'Yes' to Health Reform' 2Health News:Maryland Residents Participate in Launch of National Video Campaign: 'Say 'Yes' to Health Reform' 3
(Date:3/26/2015)... March 26, 2015  Oxis Biotech, Inc. ... International, Inc. [OTC: OXIS] and [Euronext Paris: ... exclusive option agreement with the University of ... by Dr. Xiang-Qun Xie , Associate ... Sciences, School of Pharmacy.  These patents/intellectual properties ...
(Date:3/26/2015)... BUENA, N.J. , March 26, 2015 ... New Jersey based specialty generic pharmaceutical company, ... drug application (ANDA) to the U.S. Food and Drug ... number of ANDA submissions now pending at the FDA ... and CEO of the Company, commented, "On March 2, ...
(Date:3/26/2015)... , March 26, 2015  CNBC profiled MJ Freeway ... part of a series "How I Did It," which features ... the High Road" released yesterday, illustrates how two tech ... leading IT providers to the marijuana industry. ... describes how Co-Founders Amy Poinsett and Jessica Billingsley ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Oxis Biotech Executes Option Agreement to Certain Patents/Intellectual Properties Owned by the University of Pittsburgh 2Oxis Biotech Executes Option Agreement to Certain Patents/Intellectual Properties Owned by the University of Pittsburgh 3IGI Laboratories, Inc. Announces First ANDA Submission Of 2015 2MJ Freeway, Industry-Leading Software Solution for Cannabis Businesses, Featured in CNBC Special "How I Did It" 2
This is an Immunological assay intended for the quantitative in vitro determination of haemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) in whole blood....
For the quantitative in vitro determination of Sodium in serum and plasma....
Immunoturbidimetric assay for the quantitative in vitro determination of Lipoprotein (a) in human serum or plasma...
Immunoturbidimetric assay for the quantitative in vitro determination of Lipoprotein (a) in human serum or plasma...
Medicine Products: