Ocean Predators & Pregnancy

By | December 3rd, 2013|Prevention|

There was good news this week about preconception health.  A report just out from the EPA found that more women of childbearing age have been avoiding eating the kinds of ocean predators that typically contain mercury (Hg).  This is important because mercury can affect the baby’s brain being developed during pregnancy.   Mercury is found in [...]

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Gulf Fish Testing

By | August 9th, 2010|General|

Our laboratory expects to get our first seafood samples from the Gulf next week.  The goal is find out whether commercial seafood has been contaminated by the oil spill and if so, to determine whether the levels pose a health risk.  Our team will specialize in testing for  Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs).  The FDA and NOAA [...]

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