Consumer Reports and Canned Tuna : In Their Own Words

What They Tell You About:

White vs Light

"New tests of samples from cans and pouches of tuna bought primarily in the New York Metropolitan area and online confirm that white (albacore) tuna usually contains more mercury than light tuna."

White vs Light

What They're Not Telling You

The results of the "new tests" that Consumer Reports refers to aren't new at all. The fact that albacore tuna contains slightly more trace amounts of mercury than light tuna has been known for decades, and is already reflected in the FDA advice about eating fish and mercury during pregnancy

The Tough Questions:
Why does Consumer Reports continue to report on unchanging levels as new and dangerous?