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Testing Seafood for Contaminants in the Gulf

Picture by: NOAA Fisheries Picture taken on: April 1st, 2011

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Before waters were opened to fishing, NOAA and FDA extensively tested seafood from those waters, and NOAA has now completed two additional rounds of sampling and testing from each of those reopened areas. Thousands of test results , all publicly available, prove Gulf seafood is safe from oil and dispersant contamination.

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