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Oh Great, Another Reason To Worry About Seafood

Oh Great, Another Reason To Worry About Seafood

It’s a well-known fact that some of our favourite seafoods come with an unsavoury dose of heavy metals like mercury. But there’s another group of chemicals that sometimes lace our tuna steaks, and the latest findings on them are anything but appetising.

 El Niño’s Algae Blob From Hell Is Poisoning US Seafood

 El Niño’s Algae Blob From Hell Is Poisoning US Seafood

This summer, we learned that a warm blob of ocean water across the Eastern Pacific was feeding a massive algal bloom all the way up and down the US West Coast from Alaska to California. At the time, officials voiced concerns about domoic acid, a potentially lethal neurotoxin secreted by…