Published in Women's Health Weekly, January 25th, 2001
Many Minnesota lakes are contaminated as a result of airborne pollution, and the state publishes advisories indicating how much fish people should eat from various lakes. Mercury can cause developmental and neurological problems, especially in fetuses and young children.
Minnesota's advisories are lake-specific, suggesting limits depending on fish size and the age of the consumer. For instance, it tells children, and women who might have children, they should not eat 20-inch or larger...
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