Friday, October 28, 2005

Quantitative Analysis of the Benefits and Risks of Consuming Farmed and Wild Salmon

Journal of Nutrition

"Contaminants in farmed Atlantic and wild Pacific salmon raise important questions about the competing health benefits and risks of fish consumption. A benefit-risk analysis was conducted to compare quantitatively the cancer and noncancer risks of exposure to organic contaminants in salmon with the (n-3) fatty acid-associated health benefits of salmon consumption."