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Old 04-19-2019, 03:21 AM   #1
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Default Lawsuit over unsafe tuna?

The gov now apparently says that eating to much tuna can cause problems for health.

I ate 3 cans of tuna every day for 5 years and now I seem to have some build up of mercury in my body.

Can I sue for that? as the tuna package never had any such warning.
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Old 04-19-2019, 10:20 AM   #2
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Default Re: Lawsuit over unsafe tuna?

Yes, you can sue for that. Anybody can sue anybody for anything. Whether you win or not is impossible to predict.

I found a couple of old articles about people suing for the mercury accumulation in their bodies.

https://legalnewsline.com/stories/51...ercury-lawsuit

https://www.delish.com/food/news/a38...rcury-lawsuit/

You'll have to do some of your own research to find out the outcomes of those cases.

You can also google something like "tuna mercury lawyer" because you'll need a lawyer for something this complicated.
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Old 04-19-2019, 12:06 PM   #3
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Default Re: Lawsuit over unsafe tuna?

I wish to inform you that last year, the state of California sued the nation's big three tuna producers, demanding they place warnings on cans of albacore and light tuna or post signs in grocery aisles to inform state residents that the products contain mercury. The state alleges the firms are violating a state law requiring business to warn people before exposing them to carcinogens or reproductive toxins. The case is continuing. Further, you may contact an attorney or the FDA and seek guidance in the matter.

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Old 05-11-2019, 11:39 AM   #4
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Default Re: Lawsuit over unsafe tuna?

On many packages, there seems to be no warning for pregnant women or those nursing.

That seems really dangerous.
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Old 05-12-2019, 01:14 AM   #5
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Default Re: Lawsuit over unsafe tuna?

When I was having my first child, in 1981, my dr warned me about eating tuna. It seems the info was was out there.
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