Activity Name

Eating fish that lived in contaminated water

Description

Eating predacious fish that lived in water contaminated by cadmium can cause chronic cadmium poisoning (itai-itai disease); Eating freshwater fish that lived in water contaminated by PCBs can increase levels of PCBs in the body.

Category

Food & Drugs

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