Gulf Seafood: Who Decides How Safe Is Safe?, AOL News, June 29, 2010:
Petroleum contamination is known to cause cancer and brain damage. But how much oil and gas does it take to make seafood dangerous? ...
The analysis is important. Public health experts say... [w]hat they fear is the possibility of cancer or neurologic impact.
As far as determining whether the shrimp, crab and fish came from the gulf or were farmed in foreign waters, the best advice is to know your fishmonger because buying seafood today clearly demands that the buyer beware.