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Aage Kristian Olsen Alstrup

Japans commercial whaling is a threat to public health

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Japans' decision to withdraw from the International Whaling Commission and reinstate commercial hunting on minke, sei and Bryde's whales has recently been discussed in several journals. Here we discuss mercury exposure to the public eating baleen whales, toothed whales and tuna in relation to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) tolerable weekly intake (TWI).

Original languageEnglish
JournalScience of the Total Environment
Volume680
Pages (from-to)10-12
Number of pages3
ISSN0048-9697
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2019

    Research areas

  • Baleen whales, Hg, Mercury, Tolerable weekly intake, Toothed whales, Tuna fish, TWI

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