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Is Jack Mackerel high in mercury?

Asked: Drew Amelotte, Last Updated:

Jack mackerel is lower in mercury because it is a smaller fish and lower on the food chain, thus, it is safer to consume, especially for pregnant women and women of childbearing age.

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