Seafood Testing Up On Mercury Concerns

Led by a recent report in The New York Times on high levels of mercury discovered in a sampling of tuna from several sushi restaurants here, consumer concerns about mercury in tuna and other seafood are on the rise again. In response, several retailers are signing up with programs designed to educate their shoppers about the issue, or to test and screen seafood for mercury levels. We looked

NEW YORK — Led by a recent report in The New York Times on high levels of mercury discovered in a sampling of tuna from several sushi restaurants here, consumer concerns about mercury in tuna and other seafood are on the rise again. In response, several retailers are signing up with programs designed to educate their shoppers about the issue, or to test and screen seafood for mercury levels.

“We looked at sushi nationally in grocery-store-bought fish in approximately 23

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