Attention, mercury in swordfish: the lots withdrawn

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Presence of mercury beyond the limits in swordfish destined for our tables. The Ministry of Health has issued a new safety notice, calling for the withdrawal of some batches of fish due to the presence of the dangerous metal

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Presence of mercury beyond the limits in fish sword destined for our tables. The Ministry of Health has issued a new one notice of safety, inviting the withdrawal of some batches of fish due to the presence of the dangerous metal.





The latter, accumulating very slowly over time, in the long run can give problems to our organism giving rise to a real intoxication.

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The slices of swordfish at risk and therefore withdrawn by the Ministry are those of Effeti Surgelati Srl, based in Galenzano (FI).

Batches with mercury above the limits have an expiration date of 27/05/2017 and are as follows:

70898, 70899, 72476, 72477, 72478, 72838, 73409, 74330, 75185

If you have purchased them, do not consume them and return them to the store to request a refund.

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We remind you that EFSA advises certain categories of people to limit the consumption of certain types of fish, precisely to avoid excessive intake of mercury. Among them, women of childbearing age to protect the fetus from the adverse effects of methylmercury on neurological development and children.



READ also: 6 GOOD REASONS NOT TO EAT SWORDFISH

One more reason to avoid consuming swordfish.

READ also: MERCURY IN FISH: TIPS FOR REDUCING RISKS

Francesca Mancuso

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