High Mercury Levels Are Found in Tuna Sushi - duh

Tuna containing mercury is old news. Here's the real crime:

No government agency regularly tests seafood for mercury.

[From High Mercury Levels Are Found in Tuna Sushi - New York Times]

Why the hell not?
Sometimes A Fish(erman) needs a Bicycle

Funny also how the Chicago Tribune published this same article, focusing on Chicago restaurants, of course, in 2006, yet the New York Times reports this as it were breathless breaking news. Not that it isn't important to note, but not a revelation.

(See for instance: Department of Regulatory Corruption
or: With Sales Plummeting, Big Tuna Claps Harder
or Mercury and fish a killer combo
or: Mercury and the Government
or FDA and mercury - best friends
or Sun Myung Moon - King of the Ocean
or Mercury and you
which begins -
(Wired Magazine has published a contrary article, taking the stand that eating mercury-laden fish is better than not eating fish at all. Color me skeptical.

I have no evidence that the author, Gretchen Cuda, is a paid hack, other than this article, so feel free to make up your own mind based upon evidence on hand. She might just be trapped in the false “Fair and Balanced” dialectic.)

or Toxic Tuna Redux.

Fishy Fishy Fish
You get the idea.

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