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Study: FDA allowed oil-tainted seafood onto market

A peer-reviewed study released this week has concluded that the government’s safety testing methodologies for Gulf of Mexico seafood were insufficient to prevent oil-tainted animals from being sold in U.S. supermarkts. Produced by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and published in the journal Environmental Health Perspective, the study concludes…

Smoking causes gene damage in minutes

WASHINGTON DC, United States—Those first few puffs on a cigarette can within minutes cause genetic damage linked to cancer, US scientists said in a study released Saturday. In fact, researchers said the “effect is so fast that it’s equivalent to injecting the substance directly into the bloodstream,” in findings described…

US reopens vast expanse of Gulf for fishing, but experts stress caution on seafood

A massive area in the Gulf of Mexico totaling about 30 percent of federal water closed after BP’s Deepwater Horizon disaster has been reopened for commercial and recreational fishing, the US government announced Friday. But the news is not entirely good for America’s fishermen or seafood connoisseurs. While authorities cited…

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