Certain shark fins, meat contain dangerous levels of mercury

Published on
August 23, 2022
A person taking a spoonful of shark-fin soup.

Shark fins and meat from hammerhead sharks pose a health risk to consumers – especially women of childbearing age – and should not be sold because of their dangerously high levels of toxic mercury, according to a new study from Florida International University ... 

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