New Orleans Safe?
Only if toxic dust is good for you, E
Should the hundreds of thousands of New Orleans
residents still displaced by Hurricane Katrina listen to the “all-clear” messages
and return home? In a special March/April 2006 post-hurricane
package, E – The Environmental Magazine, reports on independent
testing that reveals significant, toxic threats to human health
still remain. [More]
are what you eat.” This is true for fish and shrimp as
well as the people who eat them. However, knowing what foods
contain requires scientific analysis. The staff of OI’s
Nutritional Biochemistry Laboratory, Dr. Zhi Yong Ju and Ms.
Lytha Conquest, use high-tech equipment, such as the High Performance
Liquid Chromatograph and the Gas Chromatograph, to measure
the nutritional components of fish and shrimp grown at OI,
as well as the food they eat. [More]
Anne Gasc, Ph.D., reviews data with Oceanic
Analytical Services Laboratory technician Nicole Fortin.