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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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-05/state-health-officials-confirm-case-she
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-17/untested-southeast-shellfish-may-carry-
State | Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-24/murkowski-questions-chinas-shellfish-ba
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...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-10-10/shellfish-farming-workshop-and-lectu
Outdoors
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-16/sitka-tribe-develop-shellfish-testing-l
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-17/sitka-tribe-develop-shellfish-testing-l
State
US officials to meet with China on shellfish ban

...discuss China's ongoing import ban on geoduck clams and other shellfish from the U.S. West Coast.A National Oceanic and Atmospheric...arsenic in geoducks from Puget Sound. It also found paralytic shellfish poisoning in geoducks harvested in Alaska.NOAA has asked...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-21/us-officials-meet-china-shellfish-ban
State
Questions raised about shellfish-seed producer's finances

KETCHIKAN - Ketchikan officials have agreed to continue grant funding for a shellfish-seed producer amid questions about OceansAlaska's financial situation.The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly last year approved...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-19/questions-raised-about-shellfish-seed-p
State
Ketchikan to host shellfish events in October

KETCHIKAN - Alaska shellfish growers, harvesters, regulators...capped by the second annual Alaska Shellfish Festival up at the Ted Ferry Civic...Painter, president of the Alaskan Shellfish Growers Association that has scheduled...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-09-27/ketchikan-host-shellfish-events-october
State
SEARHC warns to not eat, harvest shellfish

...finding incredibly high levels of toxins in shellfish, the SouthEast Alaska Regional Health...Southeast Alaska not to harvest and eat shellfish.SEARHC said that in recent weeks there...least 14 cases of suspected paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP) involving people who...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-06-10
Local

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