The article in New Scientist reports that "Contamination by PCBs, dioxins and pesticides is on average 10 times higher in farmed salmon. The consequent health risks, such as a raised risk of cancer, could detract from the known health benefits of eating oily fish."
The Sustain report Food Miles - Still on the road to ruin? was published 5 years ago, an update to the first Food Miles report in 1994. 5 years on, it is interesting to look back on this report and see how relevant it still is.
The Free Range Network study Toxic shock! looks at the effects of per-fluoro-chemicals (PFCs).
From FRAW’s Free Range Bulletin 03/2003:
This is no joke. It’s deadly serious to budgies at least, and perhaps in the longer term
At a conference in the World Forum on Communication Rights, a parallel forum to the
official World Summit on the Information Society, speakers from the United
States, Colombia, and a Kenyan technologist working in Rwanda took up this theme.