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08/19/2010 12:04 AM ID: 85130 Permalink   

Family Discovers Mercury Tainted Hamburger


At 4:40 PM police responded to a doctors office in Corpus Christi, Texas, after a report of a possible meat contamination.

A 45-year-old woman had purchased a 10-pound package of hamburger meat from the local H-E-B market. Her family later consumed portions of the meat, and became ill.

Police and officials are working on determining the circumstances behind the contamination.

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  by: zirschky     08/19/2010 01:02 AM     
  Dammit, I love hamburgers....  
this is too much. How does Mercury get into hamburger meat?

I know Mercury isn´t good for you and can be absorbed through your skin but how many of you played with quicksilver when you were a kid? I did, maybe that what happened to me. LOL. duhhhhhhhh...
  by: valkyrie123     08/19/2010 02:00 AM     
People are just gettin´ crap everywhere.
  by: MannyisHere     08/19/2010 03:26 AM     
  Maybe a myth?  
But there´s mercury in vaccines to preserve it. And of course in your wild tuna/dolphin meat :p
  by: JayWar   08/19/2010 06:23 AM     
I even found this

it will tell you how much mercury in tuna(seafood) you can eat per week. The existance of this calculator is pretty funny
  by: JayWar   08/19/2010 06:26 AM     
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nice that your headline mentions Mercury, but your summary does not...
  by: ru18yet   08/19/2010 08:15 AM     
  Sounds to me  
like somebody tainted some meat on purpose.
  by: walter3ca   08/19/2010 08:18 AM     
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