Friday, 14 January 2011

Morning Scepticism: Mercury

With the focus of the anti-vaccination movement on the link between mercury and autism, why aren't they putting effort into stopping the fish industry? After all, we ingest much more mercury from eating fish than what anyone gets in a vaccine. Yet sushi bar owners don't get the harassment that vaccine proponents do, even though vaccines help save lives. The best you could say about sushi is that it helps save palettes.

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