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    Huffington Post Regurgitates Activist Report Unchecked

    Over at the Huffington Post Green Blog, Carl Safina has a post up parroting the worst of the talking points from a recent Environmental Working Group [EWG] report designed to scare consumers away from...

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    Environmental Working Group Seafood Report Is A Conspiracy Theory

    The Environmental Working Group (EWG), long known for their fearmongering, is at it again, issuing a new report attacking official scientific advice from the U.S. government about the importance of ea...

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    Real Simple Makes It Real Complicated When It Comes to Eating Seafood

    January 10, 2014Dear Ms. Harris,I was surprised and disappointed by the section regarding fish in your article How Much Is Too Much in the January, 2014 issue ofReal Simple. While author Sarah Copelan...

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    Rutgers Study Fails the Test

    The Journal of Risk Research recently published a study from Rutgers University researchers entitled Sushi consumption rates and mercury levels in sushi: ethnic and demographic differences in exposure...

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    Got Mercury

    Got Mercury is a campaign launched by the Turtle Island Restoration Network, an activist organization that goes heavy on the rhetoric while skimping on the science. The campaign’s website explains: ...

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    The Dartmouth University Superfund[ers of Fearmongering]

    The Dartmouth University Toxic Metals Superfund Research Program contains a section on mercury, which includes a short documentary video and a number of links to Information About Seafood and Nutritio...

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    The Gelfond Fund for Mercury Research & Outreach

    The Gelfond Fund for Mercury Research & Outreach claims to be “focused on providing information to the public and health professionals about how mercury gets into seafood and what the health eff...

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    Nutrition Journal Study Lacks Credibility

    The online-only Nutrition Journal, one of 200 journals churned out by a British for-profit conglomerate, recently released a study on the consumption habits of pregnant women that baselessly and speci...

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    New Study Debunks Any Link Between Eating Fish and Autism

    A new report published in the scientific journal Epidemiology by researchers at the University of Rochester has found no relationship between eating fish during pregnancy and increased risk for autist...

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    What is Mark Bittman Hiding From?

    For a person who makes his living as a writer, Mark Bittman has contracted an awfully convenient case of writers blockthat or he simply cant be bothered to respond to our letters. The New York Times f...