Red tide alert up to Samar
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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.
Simeon, L.M. (2016, June 2). Red tide alert up to Samar. The Philippine Star, p. A19.
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- The Philippine Star