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.
Health Warning Issued For San Francisco Bay MusselsSan Francisco Bay mussels contain high levels of a toxin that can cause liver damage, according to a study from the University of California at Santa Cruz.
Shellfish Stickum Inspires Cal Scientists To Create New Surgical GlueUC Berkeley scientists observing how mussels attach themselves to submarine surfaces have developed a new surgical glue.
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.
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‘Popeye’ The Mussel-Sniffing Dog Visits Northern County Lakes Memorial Day Weekend Authorities are warning boaters at Lakes Sonoma and Mendocino to expect a visitor over Memorial Day weekend. Popeye, the mussel-sniffing dog, will be checking for pesky invasive species.
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.