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Consumption Advisories

The Environmental Epidemiology Program (EEP) completed a health consultation recommending that a consumption advisory for waterfowl harvested from the Great Salt Lake marshes be issued because of the elevated levels of mercury detected.

Common Goldeneye

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Adults should eat no more than one 8-ounce meal per month, and children, pregnant women and women who may become pregnant should not eat Common Goldeneye from Great Salt Lake marshes.

 

Cinnamon Teal

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Adults should eat no more than two 8-ounce meals per month, and children, pregnant women and women who may become pregnant should eat no more than one 4-ounce meal per month of Cinnamon Teal from Great Salt Lake marshes.

 

Northern Shoveler

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Adults should eat no more than two 8-ounce meals per month, and children, pregnant women and women who may become pregnant should eat no more than one 4-ounce meal per month of Northern Shoveler from Great Salt Lake marshes.

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Photographs by: Tom Grey