Algae threatens Dungeness season menus in Oregon and Washington. Shellfish managers have closed recreational digs...tourism-related spending, said Dan Ayres, coastal shellfish manager for the Washington Department...continued in the Puget Sound.Matt Hunter, shellfish project leader with the Oregon Department...
State health officials confirm case of shellfish poisoning

...Officials have confirmed a case of paralytic shellfish poisoning from a mixture of clams harvested...said DHSS spokesman Jason Grenn.All shellfish can contain PSP toxins, including clams...DHSS release. Commercially harvested shellfish are tested and considered safe.The...
Senegal's islands on frontline of climate change

...100 people, the earth is dry, white and salty.When the community lost its rice crops, residents turned to collecting shellfish and fishing for food and money. But when the mangroves die they take with them breeding grounds for the fish; illegal overfishing...
Nation and World
Untested Southeast shellfish may carry poison

...warning Alaskans not to harvest or eat shellfish from the Southeast region after a probable case of paralytic shellfish poisoning was discovered over the weekend...Conservation.The toxin comes from the algae shellfish eat, and there is no simple way to...
State | Local
China bans shellfish imports from US West Coast

...SEATTLE - China has suspended imports of shellfish from the U.S. West Coast, cutting...arsenic and a toxin that causes paralytic shellfish poisoning, KUOW public radio that, where they would not allow shellfish from this entire area based on potentially...
Chinese ban of US shellfish to continue

...BREMERTON, Wash. - The Chinese ban of shellfish imports from the U.S. West Coast...about U.S. health standards for shellfish, the Kitsap Sun reported Saturday.The letter dashes hopes of shellfish harvesters in Washington state who...
Murkowski questions China's shellfish ban

...this week whether the Chinese ban on shellfish from Alaska and the Pacific Northwest...the coming weeks to discuss the ban and shellfish harvesting in the United States, The...government said it discovered paralytic shellfish poisoning in geoducks harvested in the...
State | AK legislature
Shellfish farming workshop and lectures offered

The Southeast Alaska Shellfish Farming Workshop in Ketchikan and...present the three-day beginning shellfish farming workshop at the University of...available from UAS.Evening lectures on shellfish farming are being offered following...
Sitka tribe to develop shellfish testing lab

...The Sitka Tribe of Alaska is planning to build a lab to test shellfish for naturally occurring toxins that could pose a health threat...director Jeff Feldpausch says the lab won't certify beaches for shellfish harvesting. But he says it can "raise a red flag" about...
Sitka tribe to develop shellfish testing lab

...The Sitka Tribe of Alaska is planning to build a lab to test shellfish for naturally occurring toxins that could pose a health threat...Sitka Sentinel reported.The lab won't certify beaches for shellfish harvesting, said Jeff Feldpausch, the Sitka Tribe of Alaska's...


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