Concerns on Mercury in Tuna Renewed

YONKERS, N.Y. — Based on mercury levels found in 42 random samples of tuna purchased online and in New York-area stores, Consumer Reports magazine suggests in its January 2011 issue that pregnant women should completely avoid eating tuna as a precaution, and that younger women and children should curb how much they eat. Every sample tested contained measurable levels of mercury. Levels were highest

YONKERS, N.Y. — Based on mercury levels found in 42 random samples of tuna purchased online and in New York-area stores, Consumer Reports magazine suggests in its January 2011 issue that pregnant women should completely avoid eating tuna as a precaution, and that younger women and children should curb how much they eat.

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