Independent tests show seafood “samples exceeded more than twice the ‘tolerable daily intake’ based on the FDA’s average rates of consumption”


Law Firm Challenges Seafood Safety Claims, Best of New Orleans, December 6, 2010:

Stuart Smith of the Smith Stag law firm says the firm's independent sampling of Gulf seafood contradicts the "safe" label that
the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the FDA
give Gulf seafood in the wake of the BP oil disaster. ...

[Toxicologist William] Sawyer adds that the samples exceeded more than twice the "tolerable daily intake" based on the FDA's average rates of consumption...

Sawyer says the oversight in testing is not a difference in scientific opinion but is rooted in the FDA's reluctance to "admit an error" this late in the year. ...

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