Feds ‘closely monitoring’ seafood: FDA says NOAA is keeping an eye on Pacific fish for radioactivity; NOAA declines to answer questions, says check with FDA

Sunday, April 17, 2011
By Paul Martin

ENENews.com
April 17th, 2011

FDA claims no need to test Pacific fish for radioactivity, Anchorage Daily News, April 16, 2011:

… As for U.S. fish, [FDA spokeswoman Siobhan DeLancey] said, “We have not been doing any testing. We’ve been working with NOAA to keep an eye on U.S. waters, to see if there is any cause for alarm, and we do have the capability to begin testing if that does occur.”

Asked to explain what kind of monitoring was taking place in the ocean, DeLancey said, “You would have to talk directly to NOAA … I don’t really want to speak for another agency.”

But NOAA fisheries spokeswoman Kate Naughton declined to answer questions and referred a reporter back to DeLancey and the EPA. …

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