The Morning Brew: Friday, 1.24



An excellent Time article that gives perspective on this week's mercury-in-sushi uproar. The upshot: The real concern is that we're not eating enough fish.

The FDA wants to station inspectors in other countries to improve food and drug safety. (New York Times)

A new study on the link between the Western diet and metabolic syndrome, the cluster of various risk factors that can lead to heart disease, diabetes and other fun stuff. Warning: Even diet soda is bad for you. (CBS News)

-Ian Froeb