Keeping an optical eye on mercury (Day 98)

Liquid MercuryThe dangers of mercury in food have been known for a long time, but it’s only recently that some regulatory bodies like the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) have tightened their guidance.

In December 2012, EFSA updated its scientific advice on mercury in food.

EFSA established Tolerable Weekly Intakes (TWIs) for the main forms of mercury found in food: methylmercury and inorganic mercury.

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