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The truth is, there’s no universal answer. So many factors contribute to safe amounts of mercury: individual’s age, weight, pregnancy status and more. The healthy omega-3 fatty acids in seafood benefits us all. 

The Environmental Working Group has created a great Seafood Calculator and Good Seafood Guide – to help people like you shop for fish and shellfish that are lower in mercury, higher in omega-3 fatty acids and sustainably produced.

"This interactive tool offers people critical details about seafood safety – details that are missing from the draft guidance by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Environmental Protection Agency, which recently recommended that pregnant and nursing women increase their fish consumption to eight to 12 ounces of seafood per week and encouraged young children to eat fish twice a week."