Thursday, January 24, 2008

High Mercury Levels Are Found in Tuna Sushi

Tony Cenicola/The New York Times

Tests on sushi bought in Manhattan revealed mercury levels that exceed accepted safety.

Recent laboratory tests found so much mercury in tuna sushi from 20 Manhattan stores and restaurants that at most of them, a regular diet of six pieces a week would exceed the levels considered acceptable by the Environmental Protection Agency.

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