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David Burney Quotes

The real risk is that we are going to turn people away from fish, and fish is an absolutely vital part of a pregnancy. If everybody stopped eating fish during a pregnancy, we would have one hell of a health crisis.
David Burney
#People

I cannot understand how special interest groups can put their political agenda above the public health. I am asking these organizations to stop scaring the public and to help us get out an accurate message that will benefit all Americans, especially lower income and elderly Americans.
David Burney
#Health

From the standpoint of public health, the real risk for the public is not getting enough fish and canned tuna in the diet. We need to end the confusion over mercury in fish for the welfare of all Americans and especially low income consumers whose health will benefit the most from consuming fish and canned tuna on a regular basis. Those who depend on canned tuna the most need to know how healthy and safe this product is.
David Burney
#Health

FDA's latest findings about mercury levels in canned tuna should end the debate over whether canned tuna is a safe and healthy food for all Americans. No one is at risk from the minute amounts of mercury in any form of canned tuna.
David Burney
#Debate