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Drugs in our food supply again??

"Fish caught near wastewater treatment plants serving five major U.S. cities had residues of pharmaceuticals in them, including medicines used to treat high cholesterol, allergies, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder and depression, researchers reported Wednesday."

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/29877241/

I believe this issue has already been raised but what's wrong with expecting that the fish we eat be healthy and well adjusted? Happy
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with all those meds

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we should have some happy low fat fish for dinner Wink

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I believe I heard it suggested

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in an article a while back that birth control medicines expelled in urine were thought to be causing reproductive problems in some fish.....and that Viagra in their water didn't counteract it. Happy

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see...

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you can't depend on that darned viagra!!!

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Actually, I'm wrong in what I said

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The articles which I found were said to be so full of estrogen that the guy fish were being

feminized


I'm not sure how one tells. We've just gotten past jokes about lipstick on pigs but fish wearing eye shadow is something I can't imagine. Happy

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maybe they

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swish more?

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How you tell: Trouble keeping a strong wrist for the cast.

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Wink

Rob
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That's a novel idea worth considering.

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Give the medicines to the fish, poultry, and other meat animals first and then we eat them to get the benefits plus.

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the pharmacies

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will soon be in the meat dept, Charging a small fortune for the drugs!!

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Sadly salmon and trout from Lake Ontario are not to be eaten

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They have accumulated heavy metals and PCB's in the fat and flesh. Unfortunately there are unscrupulous people who fish and net at night and then sell to restaurants in Toronto.

I was consulted by my landlady because she knows I used to drive an ambulance, and have lots of hospital experience. Her husband had a Bison Burger, and then developed an allergic reaction. She said "The only allergy he has is to Penecillin." I said "Take him to the Emergency Room now, and if his breathing is affected call an ambulance right now". Apparently Bison which are susceptible to Brucellosis have been treated with Penecillin, and it can be passed along.

Can't trust anything any more,
Rob

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