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Released study on overabundance of mercury in women’s hair

Released study on overabundance of mercury in women’s hair

March 2016

EWG tested hair samples from 254 women in 40 states who ate two or more seafood meals per week – about the same as recommendations under consideration by the FDA and EPA. The tests found that nearly 30 percent of women tested exceeded the current EPA safety guideline for mercury exposure during pregnancy.

 

 

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