Mercury levels in pet food to be studied in new project

The research is being supported by crowdfunding.

After mercury was found in pet food in a 2016 research project at the University of Nevada, Reno, a new team is taking a closer look to quantify the concentration level of methylmercury, the toxic mercury compound that can have negative health impacts. Preliminary analyses of a few dog food samples showed methylmercury to be a significant percentage of the total mercury. Read more.


“Mercury Levels in Pet Food to Be Studied in New Project.” PetfoodIndustry.com, PetfoodIndustry.com, 20 July 2018, http://www.petfoodindustry.com/articles/7365-mercury-levels-in-pet-food-to-be-studied-in-new-project.

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