Tuna is a staple for many Americans. But unlike most other everyday ingredients, some tuna is on the verge of extinction -- yes, we said extinction -- and tuna fishing is plagued with stories of human trafficking.
One of the most dangerous yet confusing toxic pollutants is mercury in seafood. Mercury is very bad for developing fetuses and children, and seafood is very good for them. But mercury is in all seafood. Like I said: confusing.