Export of toxic fish from the Baltic Sea can be purchased worldwide, the available for sale on large sales pages Alibaba.com. It is strange that enlightenment secrecy is not important because it leaves the borders of the EU. Sweden and Finland are the countries in the world that is allowed to let their people eat fish. The EU has banned this fish for their populations, ”save the Baltic Sea” think it is extremely irresponsible to continue to sell out the 100 year old industry sins to an unaware consumer.
Paper mills, sawmills aftermath form the basis of the poisonous fish, the Swedish National Food Administration intends to inform them Swedish consumers about the risks associated with the poisonous fish, and in rekomendationen says that pregnant women and children should only eat fish from the Baltic Sea only twice times per years, Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia, Poland, Finland continues to export.
Children, women of childbearing age, pregnant and lactating
For both children and adults, it is good to eat fish 2-3 times a week, and to choose different varieties. However it is recommended children, both girls and boys, women of childbearing age, pregnant and nursing to not eat fish that may contain high levels of dioxins and PCBs often than 2-3 times a year. Concerns herring / herring from the Baltic Sea / Gulf of Bothnia, wild (not farmed) salmon and trout from the Baltic Sea / Gulf of Bothnia, Vänern and lake, whitefish from Lake Vänern and Vättern and char from the lake. Dioxins and PCBs are stored in fat tissue for years. So it’s good to be exposed to as little dioxin and PCBs as possible while growing up. When you are pregnant or breast-feeding, the substances on to the baby through the placenta and breast milk, which may affect the child’s development.
Women who are or trying to become pregnant or who are breastfeeding should also be careful with fish that may contain mercury. Mercury is stored in the body for a few months and then transferred to the baby through the placenta and breast milk. Therefore, one should not eat fish that may contain mercury more often 2-3 times a year during the time trying to get pregnant, as well as during pregnancy and lactation. This applies to bass, pike, walleye and lake and large predatory fish such as fresh tuna, swordfish, large halibut, shark and ray. Tuna in a can belong to a different species than the tuna that is sold fresh and do not contain high levels of mercury.
Read more about the dietary guidelines for pregnant and breastfeeding on the links to the right.
If you fish by yourself or often eat self-caught fish
Perch, pike, walleye and lake may contain high levels of mercury, but levels vary greatly depending on where the fish are caught. County Board and the municipality has information on the mercury content in different lakes. If you eat these fish more than once per week, you can get in your mercury amounts that can eventually damage your health. So it is good to vary with other types of fish.
Herring / herring from the Baltic Sea / Gulf of Bothnia, wild salmon and trout from the Baltic Sea / Gulf of Bothnia, Vänern and lake, whitefish from Vänern and lake trout from Lake Vättern and may contain high levels of dioxins and PCBs. Adults who eat these fish more than once per week can ingest too much dioxin and PCBs, which could ultimately damage the health. So it is good to vary with other types of fish. For women of childbearing age and children are specific advice, see above.
Want to know more about the level of radioactive cesium in freshwater fish, contact your municipality. Also read more about radioactive substances on the link to the right.