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Mercury Contamination

Study: Oceans More Tainted With Man-Made Mercury

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 08.07.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — In much of the world's oceans, levels of the metal mercury are double to triple what they were before the industrial revolution, a...

Robin Wilkey

California Gold Rush Waste Threatens The Entire Food Chain | Robin Wilkey | Posted 11.07.2013 | Green

SAN FRANCISCO -- High in the Sierra Nevada, the Yuba River winds through the northeastern mountains of California. The area, just west of Tahoe Nation...

Restoring Consumer Confidence in Essential Foods

Malcolm Wittenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Malcolm Wittenberg

From peanut butter to beef and from listeria to E. coli and melamine in milk products from China, it seems as though consumers are inundated with news on one "food scare" after another. Is all this worry justified?

ALL Fish Have Mercury In Them, New Study Reveals

AP | By DINA CAPPIELLO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

From The AP: WASHINGTON -- A federal study of mercury contamination released Wednesday found the toxic substance in every fish tested at nearly 300...