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Tainted Fish

2008_12_seafood.jpg Why you might want to ask if any of those seven fishes in tonight's dinner came from China: Melamine. That's right, the industrial chemical that was added to baby formula and pet food that sickened thousands of children and animals in China was probably added to food at fish farms, which means that frozen shrimp, catfish, tilapia, salmon or other fish you picked up at the market today could be contaminated. Brian Dedmon from Glendale's popular Fish King seafood market said they buy crab meat, squid and other items from China "but by the time the fish gets to us, health issues should've been taken care of by the government agencies and brokers that we go through." Um, yeah, great. [LAT; ELA]

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