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ID:

510

Date:

2002-03-13

Headline:

Eating Well: Second Thoughts on Mercury in Fish

Reporter's name:

Marian Burros

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

The New York Times

City:

New York, NY

Summary:

The New York Times reported that documents obtained by the Environmental Working Group under FOIA from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) showed meetings with tuna industry groups coincided with an FDA decision to leave tuna off of a consumer advisory, based on mercury levels.

Keywords:

mercury, tuna, fish, industry, Environmental Working Group, Food and Drug Administration, FDA, Frank Pallone

URL:

http://www.nytimes.com/2002/03/13/dining/eating-well-second-thoughts-on-mercury-in-fish.html


Agencies:

FDA

States:

DC
NJ

Categories:

food safety


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