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There has been much concern recently over the levels of methyl mercury that can be found in various species of fish, particularly tuna. In the United States, the level of methyl mercury considered safe for human consumption is 1 part per million (ppm) or 1 milligram per kilogram (mg/kg). This level is set by the Food and Drug Administration. Here is a short discussion of mercury levels in Pacific Northwest seafood, by Dr. Michael T. Morrissey of the Oregon State University Seafood Laboratory, in Astoria, Oregon.

In December of 2003, we again tested a sampling of both our Albacore Tuna and Chinook Salmon for methyl mercury levels. The tests were performed this time by AmTest, Inc. in Redmond, WA. Here are the most recent results:

Albacore Tuna: 0.132 to 0.133 ppm
Chinook Salmon: 0.023 to 0.025 ppm

Here is the official copy of our mercury test results from AMTest, Inc.

AMTest, Inc., 14603 NE 87th St., Redmond, WA 98052 / (425)885-1664

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