Wednesday, February 16, 2005

US Congress puts to rest mercury fears over tuna

A U.S. Congressional review has announced that the American public is not at risk from trace amounts of mercury found in canned fish.

The congressional report, Mercury in Perspective: Fact and Fiction About the Debate Over Mercury, concludes that no one in the US has anywhere near the level of mercury in their system from eating seafood, to cause a health problem.