Mercury is contained in some of the fish we eat and products we use. Learn about sources of mercury exposure, potential health effects, and ways to reduce your exposure to mercury.
Review Date: Thursday, January 10, 2013
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Learn the two types of food poisoning associated with eating fish, symptoms, and fish to avoid that commonly carry the poison.
Review Date: Friday, January 02, 2015
American Academy of Family Physicians
Proper handling of seafood can greatly reduce your risk of foodborne illness. Keep these safety tips in mind when buying, storing and preparing seafood.
Review Date: Wednesday, April 01, 2015
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
This poster lists nutrition information for 20 of the most frequently consumed types of cooked seafood in the United States. Consumers can use this printable poster when planning for a healthy meal.
Review Date: Friday, July 11, 2014
FDA Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
Seafood allergies are the most common causes of food allergy and can be life-threatening. See your doctor if you experience an allergic reaction shortly after exposure to fish or shellfish.
Review Date: Monday, April 18, 2011
Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
Learn why women who may become pregnant, pregnant women, nursing mothers, and young children should avoid some types of fish and eat fish and shellfish that are lower in mercury.
Review Date: Monday, December 31, 2012
U.S. Food and Drug Administration