The Illinois Department of Public Health has issued it's 2010 sport fish consumption advisory. This year, the publication comes with an official statement. Sadly, this is a list that never grows shorter; this year's advisory features five new bodies of water in addition to those listed last year.
- "These additions are the result of expanded and directed sampling by the Fish Contaminant Monitoring Program and do not suggest that Illinois fish are becoming more contaminated. "
Have no fear; the new waters are listed because they
I've made my point about this in the past. In reality the list shouldn't scare most people, but it does and has gotten my attention. Sure adult men and women "beyond childbearing age" can eat a little, but why bother?
Do other states have similar advisories?