The role of sport-fish consumption advisories in mercury risk communication: a 1998-1999 12-state survey of women age 18-45.

@article{Anderson2004TheRO,
  title={The role of sport-fish consumption advisories in mercury risk communication: a 1998-1999 12-state survey of women age 18-45.},
  author={Henry A. Anderson and Lawrence P. Hanrahan and Andrew James Smith and Laurie A Draheim and Marty S. Kanarek and J\orn Olsen},
  journal={Environmental research},
  year={2004},
  volume={95 3},
  pages={315-24}
}
BACKGROUND In 2002, in the United States, 48 states issued advisories for sport-fish consumers that included 39 chemical contaminants. The most commonly identified chemical was methyl mercury, which is linked to reproductive and developmental effects. Advisories to reduce consumption of contaminated fish have been issued by states since the early 1970s. Advisories are being integrated to include both sport and commercial fish. METHODS As part of a comprehensive risk-communication project… CONTINUE READING

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