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Last Edited: 12/15/2009

Mercury in Fish

If you are pregnant, breastfeeding, might become pregnant, or if you have young children, please see the brochures below for information on mercury in fish.

For more information:

Your local health department:  http://ww2.cdph.ca.gov/services/Pages/LocalServices.aspx

California Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment
(916) 327-7319 or (510) 622-3170
www.oehha.ca.gov/fish.html

The California Department of Fish and Game Fishing Regulations booklet
These are available where you buy your fishing license or at:
http://www.dfg.ca.gov/regulations/

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
www.epa.gov/waterscience/fish/advisory.html

For information about the fish you buy, contact:
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
(888) SAFEFOOD
www.cfsan.fda.gov/seafood1.html

FDA Consumer Advisory on Mercury in Fish
http://www.fda.gov/Food/ResourcesForYou/Consumers/ucm110591.htm



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