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Harry Shearer: Sammy the Flame-Resistant Salmon

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Harry Shearer: Sammy the Flame-Resistant Salmon

Harry Shearer: Sammy the Flame-Resistant Salmon

Harry Shearer: Sammy the Flame-Resistant Salmon

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Earlier this August, a study published in the journal Environmental Science and Technology concluded that farmed-raised salmon were found to have high levels of flame-retardant chemicals that could harm humans. Actor and satirist Harry Shearer says the answer for the salmon farmers is to take this lemon and make lemonade, with the right spin. His answer: Sammy the Flame-Resistant Salmon.