News Feed 11 - 17 - 2015


DANGEROUS DIET: Japan fails in its duty of care over toxic whale and dolphin meat

DANGEROUS DIET: Japan fails in its duty of care over toxic whale and dolphin meat. Read here: Get more information on toxic substances in whale meat on  続きを読む →

Japanese scientists find signs of radiation poisoning in 17 dead dolphins near Fukushima

Seventeen dolphins found mysteriously beached near the site of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant may have died from radiation-induced heart damage, a scientific analysis has suggested. Read article  続きを読む →

Whale and dolphin meat sold by Yahoo! Japan ‘exceeds safe mercury limits’

Samples tested by Environmental Investigation Agency contained mercury levels up to 47 times higher than recommended safe level. Read article  続きを読む →

How Brain-Damaging Mercury Puts Arctic Kids at Risk

Inuit children, exposed in the womb, have lower IQs because their mothers eat whale meat and other foods tainted with contaminants that drift north. Read article  続きを読む →

Interview Dr. Pal Weihe

Dr. Pal Weihe is chief physician at the Department of Occupational and Public Health in the Faroese Hospital System. He studied epidemiology and occupational medicine in Denmark for 20 years before returning to his native Faroe Islands, where he spent the next 20 years studying the effects of mercury, a result of the Faroese tradition of eating whale meat. ... [続きを読む]

Why Pregnant Women Should Avoid Tuna

All fish contain small amounts of methylmercury, the most toxic form of mercury, and “fish consumption represents the main source of methylmercury exposure.” In my videos Nerves of Mercury and Fish Fog, I discuss how mercury exposure through fish consumption, even within the government’s safety limits, can have adverse neurological and behavioral effects on child development. Severe exposure... [続きを読む]

PCBs in Children’s Fish Oil Supplements

No need to harm animals or put children at risk when all the nutrients derived from fish -and all other animal products- can be obtained more healthfully, humanely and environmentally responsibly from plant sources.  続きを読む →