FDA Says 90% of Fish Species are "Best Choice" for Pregnant Women in Confusing Final Guidance
SEAFOODNEWS.COM by Michael Ramsingh - January 19, 2017
The FDA issued final guidance for fish consumption for pregnant women, which said 90 percent of the seafood items consumed in the US are safe to eat for expecting mothers.
According to a reference chart published alongside the final guidance, 62 types of fish are sorted into three categories: “Best choices” (eat two to three servings a week); “Good choices” (eat one serving a week) and “Fish to avoid.”
Fish in the “best choices” category make up nearly 90 percent of fish eaten in the US market the FDA said...
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