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  1. photo Amnesic <b>Shellfish</b> <b>Poisoning</b> Linked to California’s Dungeness CrabsAmnesic Shellfish Poisoning Linked to California’s Dungeness CrabsArticle
    to potentially lethal levels of domoic acid, which can cause amnesic shellfish poisoning, in both varieties. The warning was released just days before the start of recreational Dungeness crabbing seasonRead more
  2. photo Oyster recall: Salmonella contamination forces Canadian company to recall oystersOyster recall: Salmonella contamination forces Canadian company to recall oystersNews
    might be planning.The Canadian Food Inspection Agency recently detected Salmonella in oysters distributed by Atlantic Shellfish Products, Inc. Following such revelations, the company has announcedRead more
  3. photo Whales continue to die off in Pacific Ocean; scientists suspect Fukushima radiation at faultWhales continue to die off in Pacific Ocean; scientists suspect Fukushima radiation at faultNews
    only been taken from one whale carcass so far. Researchers are still awaiting the results on two others tests for paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP) and cesium-137. "We do not have conclusive evidenceRead more
  4. photo Red algae destroying the environment off the coast of Chile... salmon farming the likely causeRed algae destroying the environment off the coast of Chile... salmon farming the likely causeNews
    -paralyzing toxin that can be fatal not only to fish and marine animals, but also to birds. Eating shellfish that comes from areas affected by the red tide can poison humans. Investigators looking into salmonRead more
  5. photo Why people have allergies and how to alleviate themWhy people have allergies and how to alleviate themNews
    severe, the list of allergy triggers is growing. However, these still remain the most common: Foods such as sugar, milk, eggs, peanuts, wheat, pork, soy, tree nuts, corn, fish, and shellfish. MedicationsRead more
  6. photo Eating for happinessEating for happinessNews
    We are what we eat. As Hippocrates stated long ago, "Let food be thy medicine." Each day we have the choice to nourish our bodies with nutrient-dense foods or poison ourselves with processed, emptyRead more
  7. photo Chemical agriculture runoff destroying fresh water with toxic algae bloomsChemical agriculture runoff destroying fresh water with toxic algae bloomsNews
    , which poison wildlife and can cause deadly disease in people who eat affected shellfish. Algal blooms are also responsible for the phenomenon known as "dead zones" – areas off the coastRead more
  8. photo How to Reset Your Thyroid to Burn Fat and Activate Your MetabolismHow to Reset Your Thyroid to Burn Fat and Activate Your MetabolismTreatment
    on his list of toxins are mold and mycotoxins, which are a result of some fungi types. “There’s a huge amount of scientific evidence that the poisons that the mold produce are terrible for the thyroidRead more
  9. photo 12 Natural Remedies For Eczema, Rashes and a Range of Persistent Skin Conditions12 Natural Remedies For Eczema, Rashes and a Range of Persistent Skin ConditionsTreatment
    sugar, agave, or high fructose corn syrup, as well as chewing gums and diet products, since they all contain poisons. Other foods that also contain poisons that overload our immune system are night shadesRead more

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Shellfish poisoning

Disease

There are four syndromes called shellfish poisoning, which share some common features and are primarily associated with bivalve molluscs (such as mussels, clams, oysters and scallops). These shellfish are filter feeders and, therefore, accumulate toxins produced by microscopic algae, such as dinoflagellates and diatoms, and cyanobacteria.The syndromes are:More