Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Holy mackerel! Signs warning about eating fish caught along Texas Gulf Coast go up 12 years late!! Thanks Texas Legislature



The people who supposedly look out for our health advised us against eating king mackerel fish caught along the Texas coast way back in 1997.

The warning signs to let fishermen (and fisherwomen like the happy lass pictured above) about the advisory just got posted a month ago, reports John Tompkins in the Clute paper.

The delay in putting up the signs is because money never was allocated for them, said Kirk Wiles, manager of the seafood and aquatic life group for the Texas Department of State Health Services, which issued the warning...

3 comments:

Bob said...

Now I understand why I am dead all the time.

Anonymous said...

Banjo, you never explain your illustrations and leave us confused.
Which one is the mackeral? Which one has the highest risk if you keep it? I want to see real data, tired of the bullshit.

Anonymous said...

Man, nevermind the mackeral. tell me the size of those melons.

Cleve
Port Arthur