Empire Editorial: We wish you were here, Mr. President

...NOAA's Ted Stevens Marine Research Institute are charting the acidification of our oceans, warning us that convenient crab and shellfish may disappear from our waters before the midpoint of this century. The U.S. Coast Guard has its Alaska headquarters here...
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...
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...
Toxic algae bloom arrives in Southeast Alaska

...Alaska are giving Southeast fishermen and shellfish harvesters a new biotoxin to worry about...which in turn can cause ASP, or amnesic shellfish poisoning, has affected fisheries...has issued warnings; Oregon has closed shellfish fisheries; Washington has closed some...
Toxic algae bloom on West Coast the largest in a decade

...that has prompted the closure of some shellfish harvests in Washington, Oregon and the southern coast of Washington. Shellfish managers in Oregon and Washington also...recreational razor clamming. And recreational shellfish harvests have been shut down along Oregon's...
Reminder: Do not to eat recreationally procured shellfish

...Southeast Alaskans not to harvest and eat shellfish in our region.On Oct. 25, the Department...announced that two probable cases of paralytic shellfish poisoning were reported as result of eating shellfish harvested in the Sitka area on Oct. 18...
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...
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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...


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