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Fish: scenarios indicate benefits versus risks

EFSA scientific opinions which looked respectively at the risks from mercury and methylmercury in food ... methylmercury. This is the main conclusion of a statement published by EFSA on the risks and benefits of seafood. ... mercury content – such as swordfish, pike, tuna and hake – are consumed regularly. Because of difficulties ...

22 January 2015

Mercury in food – EFSA updates advice on risks for public health

of the main forms of mercury found in food: methylmercury and inorganic mercury. Methylmercury is the ... and methylmercury in food Notes to editors Mercury is a metal that is released into the environment ... JECFA’s 1.6 µg/kg bw. More precise data on food consumption and on mercury levels in food have allowed the ...

20 December 2012