October 2nd Trivia Solution

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In 1970, the US government recalled one million cases of tuna because of contamination. With what was the tuna contaminated?

Correct answer:

 
  • Mercury

Incorrect answers:
  • DDT
  • Botulism
  • Salmonella

Interesting Info:
  • The FDA estimated that 23% of all tuna was contaminated, but later found contamination in less than 4% of the tuna. Fish sales plummeted during the scare.