Pregnant Women Should Just Skip This Fish Entirely, Says Consumer Reports

August 21, 2014 12:03 PM

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New research from Consumer Reports shows that pregnant women should avoid all tuna, contrary to the Food and Drug Administration's description of light canned tuna as a fish "lower in mercury."

"Tuna happens to be one of the fish that can be very high in mercury, and some types of tuna have higher levels than others," Jean Halloran, Director of Food Policy Initiative at Consumer Reports told The Huffington Post. "The type that tends to get used in sushi is often very high, but even canned ...

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