Fish Consumption Materials & Resources

Fish Consumption Materials & Resources

Stop, Check, Enjoy! Campaign

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

Other Helpful 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

US EPA and FDA – “Fish: What Pregnant Women and Parents Should Know

Dartmouth Toxic Metals Superfund Research Program – “Mercury: What you need to know

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

Have a question about contaminants and health? Contact the ATSDR Info. Line: 800-CDC-INFO

Understanding Fish Consumption Advisories

North Carolina Fish Consumption Advisory Process Manual: Hot to Collect Contaminant Data on Fish and Inform Future Fish Consumption Advisories – Duke University Superfund Research Center and Oakland University

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

What You Need to Know about Eating Freshwater Fish in North Carolina: Fish Consumption Advisories – NC State Center for Human Health and the Environment