USA: U.S. Food and Drug Administration reaffirms safety of canned tuna
The U.S. Tuna Foundation said it is pleased with today's Food and Drug Administration's announcement reaffirming that canned fish is a safe and nutritious food product with many health benefits. An advisory issued today by the FDA -- the government agency responsible for regulating the canned tuna industry -- underscored the safe and many beneficial aspects of canned fish. After a thorough scientific review, the FDA reiterated its long-standing advisory that canned fish, including canned tuna, can be safely consumed by pregnant women and women of childbearing age, according to the U.S. Tuna Foundation (USTF).
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