Scientists and Fishermen Alarmed By Sick Fish in Gulf
According to the U.S. government, the BP oil spill is old news and the Gulf of Mexico is fine. The FDA announced back in August 2010 that seafood from the Gulf of Mexico was safe to eat, and it was seemingly business as usual. Now, a pnj.com article reports that scientists and fishermen are finding an alarming number of fish from this area “with skin lesions, fin rot, spots, liver blood clots and other health problems.”
Food Integrity Now – E23- Project Gulf Impact – The Gulf is Not SafeBesides “specially trained” human sniffers, what tests are being conducted to determine the safety of seafood from the Gulf? Are the tests adequate to make any such determination, or are they intentionally limited in favor of economic recovery? Is this worth the long term health r...
Food Integrity Now – E22 – Jean-Michel Cousteau on the health of the Gulf.Over 2 million gallons of toxic dispersants dumped in the Gulf and the FDA is telling us the seafood is safe. Is it really? Jean-Michel Cousteau, son of ocean explorer Jacques Cousteau and founder of The Ocean Futures Society, joined us on the show to give his perspective on the tragic oil sp...