More Fish for Pregnant Women? Seafood Debate Rages

A group of experts in maternal nutrition and obstetrics announced today a new recommendation that pregnant women should eat at least 12 ounces of seafood per week, a sharp turn from previous Food and Drug Administration recommendations. The recommendations come as the latest volley in a long-running debate over the safety of seafood for pregnant women. Most of the concerns have centered on whether methyl mercury, a trace element that can accumulate in certain fish, can accumulate to levels...Full Story
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