mercury poisoning

President Bush Signs Obama's Mercury Export Ban into Law

Article: President Bush Signs Obama's Mercury Export Ban into Law

WASHINGTON, DC, October 15, 2008 (ENS) – A bill introduced by Senator Barack Obama that will help protect Americans and people around the world from mercury poisoning by banning the export of elemental mercury from the United States, was signed into law last night by President George W. Bush. Senator Obama, the Democratic presidential candidate,…

New Evidence: Low Level Mercury in Fish a Health Hazard

Article: New Evidence: Low Level Mercury in Fish a Health Hazard

SAN FRANCISCO, California, October 10, 2008 (ENS) – The current mercury consumption guidelines from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration may not take into account the damage done by exposure to low levels of mercury in fish, according to a new book by San Francisco physician Dr. Jane Hightower. “The problem is that we are…