HEALTHY LIVING
03/28/2008 02:45 am ET Updated Nov 17, 2011

Staggering Levels Of Mercury Found In Top NYC Sushi Spots

Recent laboratory tests found so much mercury in tuna sushi from 20 Manhattan stores and restaurants that at most of them, a regular diet of six pieces a week would exceed the levels considered acceptable by the Environmental Protection Agency.

Sushi from 5 of the 20 places had mercury levels so high that the Food and Drug Administration could take legal action to remove the fish from the market. The sushi was bought by The New York Times in October.

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