A sushi counter in Hong Kong. The Centre for Food Safety says exposure to high levels of mercury could harm the nervous system Photo: EPA

Hong Kong sashimi lovers beware: watchdog finds excessive mercury levels in over 50 per cent of raw tuna samples

  • Of 19 samples taken from local restaurants and supermarkets, 10 had high mercury levels
  • In Asia, Hong Kong ranks second in seafood consumption per capita
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A sushi counter in Hong Kong. The Centre for Food Safety says exposure to high levels of mercury could harm the nervous system Photo: EPA
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