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Killer Shellfish – Domoic Acid

Posted by David Bradley on May 4th, 2007

Domoic acidDomoic acid, a toxin produced by algae that can infest shellfish, is to blame for the recent spate of deaths from seafood poisoning, according to reports. The California Department of Health Services has detected elevated levels of domoic acid in sardines and mussels from coastal counties.

Attack of the killer shellfish…