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Marine Biotoxin Quarantines and Health Advisories

News Releases:

May 4, 2018: CDPH Press Release - CDPH Warns Consumers Not to Eat Sport-Harvested Bivalve Shellfish from Ventura County

April 30, 2018: CDPH Press Release - Annual Quarantine of Sport-Harvested Mussels Begins May 1

April 25, 2018: CDPH Press Release - CDPH Warns Consumers Not to Eat Sport-Harvested Bivalve Shellfish from Santa Barbara County

April 11, 2018: CDPH Press Release - CDPH Lifts Warning about Mussels from San Luis Obispo County

March 30, 2018: CDPH Press Release - CDPH Warns Consumers Not to Eat Sport-Harvested Bivalve Shellfish from Santa Cruz County

March 16, 2018: CDPH Press Release - CDPH Warns Consumers Not to Eat Sport-Harvested Bivalve Shellfish from Alameda and Contra Costa Counties

March 13, 2018: CDPH Press Release - CDPH Warns Consumers Not to Eat Sport-Harvested Bivalve Shellfish from Sonoma County

March 7, 2018: CDPH Press Release - CDPH Warns Consumers Not to Eat Sport-Harvested Bivalve Shellfish from San Francisco and San Mateo Counties

March 2, 2018: CDPH Press Release - CDPH Warns Consumers Not to Eat Sport-Harvested Bivalve Shellfish from Marin County

February 1, 2018: CDPH Press Release – CDPH Warns Consumers Not to Eat Sport-Harvested Bivalve Shellfish from Monterey County

January 31, 2018: CDPH Press Release – CDPH Warns Consumers not to Eat Sport-Harvested Bivalve Shellfish from San Luis Obispo County

January 19, 2018: CDPH Press Release – CDPH Lifts Warning about Mussels from Sonoma County

October 31, 2017: CDPH Press Release - Sport-Harvested Mussel Quarantine Lifted along the California Coast, Health Advisory continues for Sonoma County

October 19, 2017: CDPH Press Release -  CDPH Lifts Warnings about Certain Shellfish from Los Angeles County

September 18, 2017: CDPH Press Release - CDPH Lifts Warnings about Certain Shellfish from Santa Barbara and Ventura 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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