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Consumer Reports: Pregnant Women Shouldn’t Eat Tuna

Can eating the wrong type of fish put you at higher risk for mercury exposure? That’s the question posed in the latest special food safety report published Wednesday from Consumer Reports, the publishing arm of the nonprofit Consumers Union. The noncontroversial answer is yes, certain fish contain higher levels of mercury than others — and different… Continue Reading

Vermont Leading the U.S. on GMO Labeling

Opinion

Since we have great respect for the high standards of reporting generally found in Food Safety News, we were surprised by a number of uninformed statements in your May 3 editorial, “A Mess in Vermont.” Consumers Union, the policy arm of Consumer Reports, has been calling for labeling of genetically engineered food since these products… Continue Reading