Health Officials Issue Toxin Warning About Locally Harvested ShellfishOfficials with the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) issued a warning on Wednesday advising consumers against eating mussels, clams or whole scallops sport harvested by from San Francisco and San Mateo counties due to dangerous levels of toxins.
California Lifts Fishing Ban On Certain Shellfish After Fewer Toxins FoundWhile the state halted the Dungeness crab season because of toxic algae concerns, the ban on other shellfish caught along the California coast has been lifted.
Sinbad’s Defies Settlement With Port Of San Francisco To Vacate Restaurant; Eviction ForthcomingSinbad’s, an iconic restaurant on the San Francisco waterfront, is refusing to leave its property even though the Port needs the space to build new ferry piers and now faces an eviction notice.
California Drought Creating Toxic Clams In San Francisco BayCalifornia’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.
China Bans NorCal Shellfish Imports Due To Toxic Arsenic LevelsThe 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.
Health Department Warns Against Eating Some Marin ShellfishThe California Department of Public Health has issued a warning against eating recreationally harvested mussels, clams or whole scallops from Marin County.