|More About GotMercury.org|
GotMercury.Org promotes public health education regarding the risks of mercury in fish and the benefits of healthier seafood choices.
|STRP Mercury Dangers Fact Sheet|
This fact sheet contains information on the health impacts of mercury contaminated seafood and the relation to endangered sea turtles.
|Dr. Jane Hightower Mercury Study Abstract|
Dr. Jane Hightower and Dan Moore's study published in Environmental Health Perspectives Volume 111, Number 4, April 2003, entitled, "Mercury Levels in High-End Consumers of Fish"
|California DHS Administrative Petition|
Administrative Petition to the California Department of Health Services and the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard urging the agencies to protect Californians from mercury in seafood.
|Mercury Warning Sign Survey Report|
This report is a compilation of data from a survey is of 109 California supermarkets showing significant non-compliance with California's Proposition 65 consumer right-to-know law.
|Policymaking Support Documents|
Below is an annotated list of several documents for policymakers and others interested in creating or supporting laws and/or regulations that require labeling of mercury-contaminated seafood.
|California Medical Association Mercury Resolution|
Resolution of the California Medical Association (March, 2003) calling for increased testing of fish, more public advisories and more public education to reduce the consumption of mercury-tainted food items, especially fish.
This American Medical Association resolution of May 5, 2003 recognizes the dangers of mercury and encourages testing, labeling and education around mercury in fish and the rest of our food supply.
|Hawai`i Mercury in Seafood Brochure|
Mercury in Seafood Brochure from Hawai`i Department of Health. Given to families on the WIC program. It warns women and children about mercury in seafood and gives recommendations.
|FDA Mercury in Seafood Warning|
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued several warnings on the consumption of contaminated seafood in the past several years.
|Wild Oats Mercury in Seafood Sign|
Wild Oats took a leadership role on mercury in seafood issues by voluntarily posting this mercury sign at seafood counters in all of their stores nationwide since 2003.
|FDA Letter Requesting Point of Sale Warnings|
Letter signed by GotMercury.Org, Center for Science in the Public Interest, the Natural Resources Defense Council, New England Zero Mercury Campaign, Oceana, and the Mercury Policy Project. Request to FDA head to begin requiring stores to post mercury in fish advisories at the point of sale in seafood counters.