It had to happen. Seafood buyers can now choose seafood that is certified to be low in mercury, based on chemical testing.
Seafood contamination scares have created an opportunity to sell certified "safe" seafood, and now some seafood businesses are filling the demand. Mercury in seafood is bad, and the seafood industry needs to do more than tell conumers "everything's fine."
Bristol Farms markets in Southern California has stepped up to the plate, and will be selling Safe Harbor certified, low-mercury seafood.
What's next? Broader chemical testing and certification? How about seafood that's certified to be what it says on the label? Now there's a concept.