NEW YORK (AP / CBS 2) — A suburban New York City man has filed a lawsuit that claims he got mercury poisoning from eating 10 cans of tuna a week.

Lee Porrazzo, of White Plains, filed the suit against Bumble Bee Foods. He’s asking for unspecified damages for breach of warranty and negligence. He also sued his local Stop & Shop supermarket for selling the tuna.

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Porrazzo said he started eating the tuna in January 2006 because the seafood company called it “heart healthy.” The lawsuit says tests revealed he had a mercury level twice the normal amount.

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A Bumble Bee spokesman told the New York Post it wasn’t aware of mercury toxicity from eating commercial seafood in the United States.

Stop & Shop declined comment.

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