Mercury Poisoning

Tuna Surprise

BY ON June 12, 2013
Since doctors advise pregnant women and women of child-bearing age to limit their tuna consumption, because eating tuna may put their unborn baby at risk for mercury poisoning, I assumed everyone knew the hardcore scoop about tuna. Not so. Famed food writer, Mark Bittman discusses...

TOPICS: Coal, MCAF News, Mercury Poisoning, Pollution

Mercury Q & A

BY ON May 8, 2013
Mercury, sometimes called quicksilver, is a potent neurotoxin that is particularly dangerous to children. But it’s also a fascinating chemical element. Here is a scientific overview of this complex substance–along with information about why mercury emissions must be regulated. Thank you to Kritee for her contributions...

TOPICS: Coal, Mercury Poisoning