What sort of tests is NOAA and the FDA conducting to ensure that Gulf seafood is safe to eat before opening the fishing grounds?

How can we have any faith that these tests are reliable and are not just rubber stamps to get the Gulf economy back on-track?



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    “As far as the public knows, the data used to decide whether to reopen the area included only 12 samples of shrimp, for a total of 73 individual shrimp, as Gina Solomon, a senior scientist at the Natural Resources Defense Council, notes on her blog.”

    The real answer is that you must decide what you believe, and what you are comfortable putting your faith, and body, behind. 

    Here’s a journalistic interpretation of the situation:


    Here are stats and information from the Food and Drug Administration: 


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