Sunday, February 1, 2009

Everything You Need to Know About Hg

Everything you ever wanted to know about Mercury: Don't be afraid.

One of the blogs I read on a daily basis is Junkfood Science. Here is a snippet on the recent mercury scares in the media.

The biggest give-away that this weeks mercury in HFCS story was nothing but a scare story was that it tried to use mercury to frighten us about an ingredient (and foods made from it) that some want us to believe are bad and supposedly making everyone fat and diseased. This was an egregious example of using fear to advance political ideologies about food production and sales not good science, nutrition or medical information. Consumers were not given the full story and werent able to make informed choices.

Here is the full story: Junkfood Science: Mercury in HFCS retake

See my previous post on Hg.

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