Fish Consumption Resources

Information & Advisories

Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA): Safe Eating Guidelines offering site specific advice.  Statewide advice is offered in the following two OEHHA documents:

  • Statewide Lakes and Reservoirs without site specific advice – OEHHA Safe Eating Guidelines: http://oehha.ca.gov/fish/special_reports/advisorylakesres.html
  • Anadromous Fish Statewide Rivers and streams without site specific advice –  OEHHA Safe Eating Guidelines: http://oehha.ca.gov/fish/special_reports/pdf/AnadromousSppAdvisory.pdf

U.S. Environmental Protection AgencyNational fish consumption advice of store-bough fish for women of childbearing age and children

Environmental Health Investigations Branch Ca. Dept. of Health Services

U.S. Food and Drug Administration: 1-800-SAFEFOOD

Environmental Health Investigations Branch Ca. Dept. of Health Services 

Cal EPA Dept. of Toxics Substances ControlSushi Pic Site

Got Mercury?: Mercury Calculator

State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) impaired Water Bodies: Follow link to maps

Surface Water Ambient Monitoring Program (SWAMP) / B.O.G Data Portal: The SWAMP has been taking samples from bodies of water all over California to find the concentrations of Mercury to fish in different areas.

2010 Clean Water Act Section 303 (d) and 305 (b) Integrated Report: Follow the links in the SWRCB website.

 

If you find toxins in your home contact:

1-800-CLEANUP  (1-800-253-2687)
http://ccelearn.csus.edu/mercurylamp/content/resources5.htm

or

Earth 911

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