albacore

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Synonyms for albacore

relatively small tuna with choice white flesh

large pelagic tuna the source of most canned tuna

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Consumption of canned albacore tuna should be limited to once or twice a month, said the center's president.
If a woman with a typical weight of 132 pounds ate 12 ounces of canned albacore tuna per week, she would ingest nearly three times EPA's safe dose, she said.
The draft joint advisory, which replaces individual warnings from both agencies, specifically says that while mercury levels in tuna vary, canned light tuna typically has lower levels than do steaks or canned albacore tuna.
The government advisory also tells these special groups that they can safely eat up to six ounces a week of canned albacore tuna.
Of the top 10 most commonly consumed fish in this country, salmon and canned albacore tuna have the highest levels of the omega-3 fatty acid DHA, according to the U.
It is the top producer of premium canned albacore tuna in both of these markets.
FDA's latest data also show that the average amount of mercury in canned albacore tuna remains at 0.
12 parts per million (ppm) of mercury and canned albacore tuna has an average of 0.
Intended for pregnant and nursing women, women who might become pregnant and young children, the advisory tells these individuals they can safely consume up to 12 ounces a week of fish low in mercury, such as shrimp, salmon, pollock, catfish and canned light tuna, and up to 6 ounces a week of canned albacore tuna.
In fact, of the top 10 most commonly consumed fish in this country, salmon and canned albacore tuna have the highest levels of the omega-3 fatty acid DHA, according to the U.