Credit: Jocelyn Tamashiro/Environmental Restoration, NAVFAC Pacific

Dieldrin dilemma: How dated science and fish-eating advisories may be putting brains at risk

A long-banned pesticide lingers in fish across the US. Its toxic effects on the brain have never been incorporated into fish consumption advisories.

Six years ago, I worked at the Illinois Natural History Survey testing roadkill otter carcasses for contaminants that build up in the bodies of animals that eat fish.

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