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High PCB Levels Found in Farmed Salmon

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High PCB Levels Found in Farmed Salmon

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High PCB Levels Found in Farmed Salmon

High PCB Levels Found in Farmed Salmon

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A new report suggests farmed salmon contain toxic PCB's at levels higher than those designated as acceptable by the Environmental Protection Agency. The Environmental Working Group study found PCB levels in 10 farmed salmon samples were higher than those found in any other protein source. Hear Carl Safina of the Blue Ocean Institute.