Fish Consumption Materials & Resources

Fish Consumption Materials & Resources

The following materials were developed by the Duke University Superfund Research Center Community Engagement Core.

Contact us if you need assistance adapting these materials for your region or have questions about dimensions, paper type, etc. needed for printing.

Stop, Check, Enjoy! Campaign

The Stop, Check, and Enjoy! Campaign encourages eating of safer fish and preferred preparation and cooking methods to limit exposure to chemical contaminants found in fish caught from the Cape Fear River.

NOTE: Stop, Check, & Enjoy materials DO NOT reflect the recent Cape Fear River fish consumption advisories for PFAS, published by the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services on July 13, 2023. Learn more about these new advisories here.

Click the image to see the Stop Check Enjoy fish consumption campaign materials

Choose from brochures, refrigerator magnets, recipe calendars, wallet cards, and more!

Use premade social media posts to promote safer fish consumption, or adapt for your own needs!

‘Cape Fear Kids’ is a great resource to learn more about catching and eating fish in a safer manner.

Other Helpful Resources from the CEC

Want to collect chemical contaminant data on fish to inform your local fish consumption advisories?

Walks you through best practices on communicating fish consumption advisories to the public

Learn more about the contaminated fish and subsistence fish consumption and more in the Cape Fear River basin

Outside Resources

US EPA – “Should I Eat the Fish I Catch?” brochure (English) (Español)

US FDA – “Advice about Eating Fish For Women Who Are or Might Become Pregnant, Breastfeeding Mothers, and Young Children

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services“Eat Safe Fish” materials from Michigan

Understanding Fish Consumption Advisories

Current Mercury Advisories By County – North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services

Statewide Mercury in Fish Advisory for North Carolina – North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services