Something Fishy Here

Think Dr. Fuhrman and a good percentage of the news media are all crazy to be worried about mercury contamination in fish? Then this site's for you. Especially odd about the site: it's clearly well-funded, but it's not clear at all by whom.

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Helena - April 14, 2006 6:09 PM

The site is founded by Richard Berman: a tobacco, food and alcohol lobbyist. See http://www.vegsource.com/articles/berman_release.htm

anet - April 14, 2006 6:41 PM

According to www.SourceWatch.org The Center for Consumer Freedom is "a front group for the restaurant, alcohol and tobacco industries"....
"...CCF is one of the more active of several front groups created by Berman & Co., a public affairs firm owned by lobbyist Rick Berman. Based in Washington, DC, Berman & Co. represents the tobacco industry as well as hotels, beer distributors, taverns, and restaurant chains."...
(look up Fish scam on the same site)

Just TODAY on NPR's Science Friday there was a story on fish..
you can listen it it online
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=5342508

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