FDA reconsiders consumer advice on fish

Dec 13, 2008 By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR , Associated Press Writer

(AP) -- For years, the federal government has recommended that pregnant women and young children limit their consumption of fish to avoid exposure to potentially harmful amounts of mercury.



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