Mercury

Mercury Levels in Commercial Fish and Shellfish

DHHS. FDA. Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.

Tables of mercury levels in commercial fish and shellfish. These foods are divided base on high or low expected levels of mercury.


Food Safety Facts on Mercury and Fish Consumption (PDF | 173KB)

Canadian Food Inspection Agency.

Discusses what mercury is and the CFIA's role in controlling it. Includes an information update on testing for mercury in canned tuna as well as other related topics.


AGRICOLA Journal Article Citations on Mercury in Fish

USDA. National Agricultural Library.

Searchable database for journal citations available to persons interested in information on mercury food safety.


Mercury Information

Seafood Network Information Center.

Extensive resource list with links to various databases, journal articles, and other resources focusing on mercury in fish and seafood.


Methlymercury Fact Sheet

Environmental Protection Agency.

Describes the maximum advisable concentration of methylmercury in freshwater and estuarine fish and shellfish tissue to protect consumers of fish and shellfish among the general population.


PubMED Journal Citation on Mercury in Fish

DHHS. NIH. National Library of Medicine.

Searchable database for journal citations available to persons interested in information on mercury food safety.


Books and Materials on Mercury in Fish in the NAL Catalog (AGRICOLA)

USDA. National Agricultural Library.

Searchable database for resources available to persons interested in information on animal identification.


National Lake Fish Tissue Study

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Summary of a study that provided the first national estimates of median concentrations for 268 chemicals in lake fish, defined a national fish contamination baseline to track progress of pollution control activities, and identified areas where contaminant levels are high enough to warrant further investigation.