• Health Blog

    Focus on the Facts When it Comes to Fukushima

    The latest reports from Oregon say “for the first time, seaborne radiation from Japan’s Fukushima nuclear” accident has reached the West Coast.  More importantly, the same articles report that ...

  • Nutrition Blog

    Daily Dose of Distortion?

    The Daily Meal currently features a list on it's website advising pregnant women to avoid 8 specific foods and beverages. The article misleads readers to believe they should avoid fish if they’re pr...

  • Health Blog

    MSN Misses the Mark on Mercury

    MSN currently features a highly misleading article by Grant Stoddard of BestLife [“The 40 Unhealthiest Foods if You’re 40+”, November 19, 2016.) It peddles in dangerous falsehoods about tuna con...

  • Health Blog

    A mixed bag of reporting from the Washington Post

    The Washington Post features what it calls “A user’s guide to buying seafood” today. And they get… some of the story right. They’re spot on when they write: “Do you avoid seafood fo...

  • Nutrition Blog

    An Accurate Tilapia Tale

    Tilapia has a storied history as a healthy, affordable whitefish that has grown exponentially in popularity in recent years. But with its meteoric rise has come a torrent of misinformation. Even for a...

  • Health Blog

    Science Based Perspective on New Mercury Study

    Recent reporting on a new study published in Environmental Science & Technology suggests mercury levels in Atlantic bluefin tuna have decreased during a similar period of time when mercury levels ...

  • Nutrition Blog

    Marketing the Mercury Myth: This Time on Shark Tank

    For years we’ve been telling you about how the Safe Catch company mantra feeds into the mercury fear-mongering nonsense that anti-tuna activists have been peddling for years.   And we’ve illustr...

  • Health Blog

    The Dr. Oz Misinformation Machine Turns to Farmed Salmon

    Dr. Oz has a shocking history of getting important nutrition and medical advice wrong. In fact, he even has the distinction of having been called on the carpet by Congress over his absurd prognosticat...

  • Consumer Protection Blog

    Wannabe Dr. Oz Stumbles Into Trade Story

    “Dr. Axe,” an aspiring Dr. Oz but one that lacks the actual MD, has now added his voice to an ongoing conversation about swai, a catfish-like species. Which likely leads you to ask… why? Perh...

  • Safety Blog

    The Latest In Fukushima Misinformation

    Scientists, researchers and nuclear experts from around the globe have investigated the impact of the nuclear incident in Fukushima Japan following the tsunami there and time and time again have concl...

Media Blog

    GG CCTV Screen GrabWhether it’s the tip of a hat for a job well done or a demand for correction keep up with NFI’s latest media work on the Media Blog from NFI's Vice President for Communications Gavin Gibbons.