Don’t eat Gigantes shellfish – BFAR
Shellfish from the coastal waters of Gigantes Islands in Carles town are not safe for human consumption. according to the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR). They are “positive for paralytic shellfish poison beyond the regulatory limit,” the BFAR said in a Dec. 28, 2016 bulletin, citing latest laboratory results from the agency and local government units. All shellfish and Acetes sp., or alamang, from red tide-positive areas may not be eaten by humans, the BFAR said. Selling or buying them is not advised.
Don’t eat Gigantes shellfish – BFAR. (2017, January 3). Panay News, p. 5.
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