Maine Shellfish Recall: Toxic Mussels, Clams Could Cause Brain Damage

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  1. kwflatbed

    kwflatbed Subscribing Member MC1+MC2 +MC3 108K+Poster

    Maine Shellfish Recall: Toxic Mussels, Clams Could Cause Brain Damage
    October 4, 2016 10:18 AM
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    The Portland Press Herald reports that there has never been any illness attributed to such tainted shellfish.

    The recall applies to mussels and mahogany quahogs harvested or wet-stored in the Jonesport area and clams harvested from Cranberry Point in Corea to Cow Point in Roque Bluffs. The recalled shellfish were harvested from Sept. 25 through Sept. 30.

    The state Department of Marine Resources tested mussel and clam samples and told shellfish dealers to dispose of affected mussels. A department spokesman said this was the first time any shellfish have tested above the threshold for the neurotoxin, which can build up after shellfish eat a certain kind of plankton.

    Maine Shellfish Recall: Toxic Mussels, Clams Could Cause Brain Damage
     
  2. Kilvinsky

    Kilvinsky I think, therefore I'll never be promoted.

    Everyone knows that a mussel head is brain dead anyway! This just proves it without the "LUNK ALERT!"

    LOL, this just a joke, I hope no one who is on steroids comes looking for me! LOL. I CARRY A GUN! LOL!
     

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