I live on the West Coast of British Columbia and have access to the small wild albacore tuna caught off our shores, it is even sold at our local farmers market. They are considered a sustainable fish and because they are small they have very low mercury levels and contaminants. I never buy the stuff you find on the grocery store shelves but I am lucky and grateful to be able to have access to the freshest wild fish available (salmon, halibut, cod and tuna).
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No, people are posting about skipjack tuna and mercury levels. I provided a link that states it's not caught/farmed/raised (whatever) in a environmentally sound matter. Is it the same tuna? Or different?
But, at the end of the day, not everyone is concerned about that, anyway.
You can't get tuna without mercury; it's in the water, and tuna are large, predatory, long-lived fish, all of which increases the concentration of mercury in the meat. If you want lower levels you pretty much have to eat a different kind of fish (or eat tuna less often), so far as I know.
Pyrophosphate is a common food additive used in a variety of products. It's often added to canned tuna to help prevent the natural formation of mineral crystals. Pyrophosphate is primarily found in albacore tuna products since these crystals form most often in albacore tuna.
The ingredients are tuna and salt. It is caught sustainable. Did you know most tuna brands press the tuna oil out of their tuna and sell it as a separate commodity? The oil in most canned tunas is canola or vegetable oil.
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