Exclusive: Multiple independent lab tests confirm oil in Gulf shrimp

Raw Story, November 10th, 2010

Experts operating states apart confirm toxic content in not just shrimp, but crab and fish too The federal government is going out of its way to assure the public that seafood pulled from recently reopened Gulf of Mexico waters is safe to consume, in spite of the largest accidental release of crude oil in America’s history. However, testing methodologies used by the government to deem areas of water safe for commercial fishing are woefully inadequate and permit high levels of toxic compounds to slip into the human food chain, according to a series of scientific and medical professionals interviewed by Raw Story.Full story