Bloom test a boon for oyster farmers

October 6, 2015 | Shellfish News
Prof Hallegraeff said algal toxin levels had been low last year and in 2013, compared with 2012 when shellfish producers had been caught off guard ... ...read more
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Billion Oyster Project

October 6, 2015 | Shellfish News
When one thinks of oysters, one may think of Rockefeller and champagne, as a kind of shellfish metaphor for wealth and extravagance. But there was ... ...read more
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Three people poisoned by shellfish

October 6, 2015 | Shellfish News
Three people have been poisoned by toxic shellfish with two admitted to hospital after eating mussels harvested from algae-infested waters on ... ...read more
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two people treated in Tas hospital for shellfish poisoning

October 6, 2015 | Shellfish News
Two people have been hospitalised in Tasmania with paralytic shellfish poisoning after eating mussels they harvested from east coast areas affected ... ...read more
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Finding diarrhetic shellfish poisoning faster

October 5, 2015 | Shellfish News
Mussels, oysters, scallops and clams might be ingredients for fine cuisine, but they can also be a recipe for diarrhetic shellfish poisoning (DSP) — a ... ...read more
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New Jersey reopening shellfish beds after storm

October 5, 2015 | Shellfish News
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey is reopening its shellfish beds that were closed as a precaution during the recent storm. The state Environmental ... ...read more
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Mussel gathering closed on south coast

October 4, 2015 | Shellfish News
The Department of Agriculture will continue to test for shellfish toxins weekly as tides permit. Reopening of an area requires two consecutive tests in ... ...read more
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NJ Senate OKs delay of no-eat oyster experiment

October 4, 2015 | Shellfish News
Researchers now want to expand the oyster colonies to other parts of the bay and to other waterways in the state to finally determine if the shellfish ... ...read more
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DEP Temporarily Closes Shellfish Beds Statewide Due To Anticipated Storm Impacts

October 3, 2015 | Shellfish News
The precautionary closure affects more than 720,000 acres of commercial shellfish beds in the state's ocean waters and estuaries as well as all ... ...read more
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Lawsuit claims sexual harrassment, worker retaliation at seafood company in Skagit County

October 3, 2015 | Shellfish News
A seafood company that harvests and processes shellfish in Skagit County is accused of allowing a supervisor to sexually harass several female ... ...read more
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