Mercury Levels In Yellowfin Tuna Rising At A Rate Of 3.8 Percent Each Year

February 2, 2015 10:00 PM

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Researchers found mercury levels in Hawaiian yellowfin tuna are on the rise.

Mercury can pose a significant threat to humans who consume large predatory fish that carry it, the University of Michigan reported. The primary source of mercury is atmospheric deposition from human activity such as coal burning and gold mining.

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