Originally Posted by Cb
Consumer Reports seemed impressed by the Costco "Kirkland" brand in a July 2003 review:
"Two CR Best Buys are Kirkland Signature Natural Fish Oil, available only at Costco or on the Internet, and Member’s Mark Omega 3 Fish Oil, available at Sam’s Club."
I found this reassuring:
"It is not always easy to know whether dietary supplements are safe and if their content is reliable. CR’s test results were reassuring: All fish-oil pills tested contained roughly as much EPA and DHA, the active ingredients in fish oil, as their labels promised. None showed evidence of spoilage, and none contained a significant amount of mercury, PCBs, or dioxin. CR found no significant differences in the quality or purity of these supplements. Therefore, consumers can choose them based on price."
It agrees with what I've heard, that something about the refining of the oil actually
removes much of the mercury. Could this be a rare case where the supplement is
more healthful than the whole food ?