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Marine Biotoxin monitoring program

Marine Biotoxin Quarantines and Health Advisories

News Releases:

December 20, 2019 - CDPH Lifts Warnings about Shellfish from Mendocino County

November 19, 2019 - CDPH Lifts Warnings about Certain Shellfish from Humboldt County

October 31, 2019 - Sport-Harvested Mussel Quarantine Lifted Along Most of the California Coast, Health Advisory continues for Humboldt and Mendocino Counties

October 15, 2019 - Shellfish Safety Notification:  Sport-Harvested Bivalve Shellfish from Humboldt and Mendocino Counties 

April 20, 2016 - CDPH Press Release: CDPH Reminds of Warning on Razor Clams from Humboldt and Del Norte Counties 


Updated information on quarantines and shellfish toxins is also available by calling CDPH's Shellfish Information Line at (800) 553-4133.

Archived Quarantines and Health Advisories related to Marine Biotoxins in California are maintained by the Office of Public Affairs.

Additional information on domoic acid in crustaceans (crabs and lobsters) is posted by the CDPH Food and Drug Branch.

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