Fisheries News & Interests
Natasha Benjamin Consulting
Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Agency Allows Unsafe Levels of Contaminants in Seafood
The FDA's science in seafood safety was flawed according to a
. They found that FDA’s calculation of allowable levels of contaminants in seafood, after BP's 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, was based on outdated science.
As a result, FDA’s “safe levels” were not safe for vulnerable populations.
More reason to enhance our food safety regulations!
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