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The overbite clam. (Cindy Brown/CALFED)

California Drought Creating Toxic Clams In San Francisco Bay

California’s ongoing drought is affecting much more than just drinking water supplies as scientists are looking into how declining rainfall may be increasing the toxicity of the San Francisco Bay.

03/27/2014

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China Bans NorCal Shellfish Imports Due To Toxic Arsenic Levels

The Chinese government imposed the ban after recent shipments of clams from Northwest waters had high levels of arsenic and a toxin that causes paralytic shellfish poisoning.

12/14/2013

Mussels are seen on a plate. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Health Department Warns Against Eating Some Marin Shellfish

The California Department of Public Health has issued a warning against eating recreationally harvested mussels, clams or whole scallops from Marin County.

02/28/2013

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