TABLE 6-1 A Sampling of Online Consumer Information and Advocacy Sites Which Include Mercury Calculators



Type of Organization/Project


Environmental Working Group (EWG)

Public health and environmental action organization

Consumer’s weight (lbs)

Consumer’s gender

A project of the Center for Consumer Freedom

A nonprofit organization supported by restaurants, food companies, and individuals, created by Berman & Co., a public affairs firm which has represented various animal production industries

Consumer’s weight (lbs)

Fish of choice (dropdown menu provided)

Got Mercury?

A project of Turtle Island Restoration Network

Public education and campaign to reduce exposure to methylmercury from seafood

Consumer’s weight (lbs)

Type of fish consumer has eaten in a week

Amount (oz) of up to three different fish consumer has eaten in a week (dropdown menu provided)

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