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Another alarm about farmed salmon.

See "Feedlots of the Sea," Sept/Oct 2003, p. 22 and "Brominated Fire Retardants" (Green Guidance), Jan/Feb 2004, p. 30

Our 2003 article showed that farm-raised salmon, unlike their wild relatives, contain measurable amounts of pesticides, antibiotics, and artificial color. Now, a study reported in Environmental Science and Technology reports that farmed salmon also accumulate much higher levels of chemical flame retardants called PBDEs, chemicals widely used in upholstery and plastics, and also found in increasing concentrations in womens' breast milk.
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