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Restriction of DLC intake to an incremental increase of 20% greater than background requires a substantial reduction in meal frequency of farmed and wild salmon (Figure 1).
EPA 2002) for DLCs in tissues of farmed and wild salmon results in upper-bound cancer risks as high as 1 x [10.
Many farmed Atlantic salmon contain dioxin concentrations that, when consumed at modest rates, pose elevated cancer and noncancer health risks.
Although both farmed and wild salmon are sold commercially within and outside the United States, the FDA has not established a tolerance or other administrative level of DLCs for commercially sold fish or for other foods.
Our assessment of contaminants in farmed and wild salmon (Foran et al.
The feed of farmed salmon appears to be the source of DLCs and many other organic contaminants to these fish (Hites et al 2004a).
A survey of metals in farmed Atlantic and wild Pacific salmon.
Global assessment of organic contaminants in farmed salmon.
In fact, the least-contaminated farmed salmon (from Washington state and Chile) contained significantly higher levels of PCBs and other carcinogens than most wild salmon--high enough to trigger advice from the U.
Farmed salmon from Canada, Maine, and Norway were twice as contaminated as salmon from Washington state and Chile.
Here's what the Pew study boils down to: if you eat a six-ounce serving of cooked farmed salmon from Washington state or Chile once a month for your entire life, your risk of getting cancer rises by roughly one in 100,000.
If all 100,000 ate farmed salmon from Washington state or Chile once a month, the number of cancer cases would climb by just one, to 33,001.
today ate farmed salmon once a week, there would be somewhere between 300 and 2,400 extra cancer cases during their lifetimes.
Eating farmed salmon reduces your risk of dying of a sudden heart attack far more than it increases your risk of cancer.
it has one-eighth the level of pollutants of farmed salmon from Chile or Washington state.