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The Toxicity of Seafood

Seafood is very popular in the United States; in 2009 (the last year for which data is available), Americans consumed a total of 4.833 billion pounds of seafood – or approximately 15.8 pounds of fish and shellfish per person – of which roughly 50 percent is wild-caught and 50 percent is farmed, according to NOAA’s latest data.  But, as is often the case with popular foods,  seafood has its doubters, who are saying that eating seafood can lead to mercury poisoning. So what is the real deal with seafood?
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