Red tide alert up in Samar
Louise Maureen Simeon (The Philippine Star) - June 2, 2016 - 12:00am

MANILA, Philippines – The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has imposed a shellfish ban in Western Samar.

In Shellfish Bulletin 17, BFAR said shellfish gathered from Irong-Irong Bay were found positive for the algae that produces red tide toxin. All types of shellfish gathered in the area are not safe for human consumption.

BFAR said fish, squid, shrimp and crab are safe to eat provided they are fresh and washed thoroughly and internal organs are removed before cooking.

The rest of the coastal waters in the country continue to be free from red tide toxins based on the results of laboratory tests conducted by the BFAR and local government units.

                 

 

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