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Can Weaning Involve Salmon?

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highlander Thu 14-Apr-05 22:43:35

DS wolfs down white fish mush - is it OK to give him salmon mush? He's nearly 8 months.

Redhotmamma Thu 14-Apr-05 22:54:27

What a good eater you have there. Yes you can give them salmon at that age. Great for the brain too as it is oily fish.

Frizbe Thu 14-Apr-05 22:55:16

I would say ok, just check for bones! (as usual) I'd also just check the fish doesn't have any dodgy things in it on the label...as there was that scare re salmon last year, carrying odd minerals....was it mercury? sorry can't remember.

80sMum Thu 14-Apr-05 23:39:34

You might find this information from the food standards agency helpful.

There is also this correspondence on the same subject from a few years ago, when the mercury issue was first raised.

highlander Fri 15-Apr-05 01:58:55

cheers for that everyone. It's fresh salmon here in sunny Vancouver - the sea has begun to team with it again - yahoo!

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