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shellfish

(shĕl′fĭsh′)
n. pl. shellfish or shell·fishes
1. Any of various edible aquatic invertebrate animals having a shell, especially mollusks such as clams and oysters, and crustaceans such as lobsters, crabs, and shrimp.
2. An edible mollusk, in contrast to a crustacean: regulations concerning fish, crustaceans, and shellfish.
3. The edible flesh of such animals.

shell′fish′ing n.

shellfish

(shel′fish″)
Any of a group of marine animals that include mollusks and crustaceans. Allergic reactions (urticaria, asthma, angioedema, anaphylaxis) to a wide variety of shellfish are among the most common causes of food allergy in humans.

shellfish

an aquatic animal having a shell; includes molluscs, e.g. oyster, and crustaceans, e.g. shrimp, lobster.

paralytic shellfish poisoning
see paralytic shellfish poisoning.
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Thats why Im pleased to announce today that the FDA and the EU have set in motion steps that will allow molluscan shellfish trade or what you may know as clams, mussels, oysters and scallops, among others between the U.
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Even without red tide, many shellfish species have high levels of bacteria and toxic pathogens and consuming them could cause poisoning.
Similarly, he has provided consistent diligence and integrity as an expert reviewer for journals including the Journal of Shellfish Research (JSR), and has actively promoted submissions of first-quality research papers to JSR among his peers.
His nephew, Kane Mossman, 20, of Maes Gwyn, Flint, pleaded guilty to aiding and abetting the gangmaster's offence by allowing a bank account in his name to be used for processing payments received from shellfish sales.
Giannopoulos adds that, while shellfish and other types of seafood can be a regular part of a balanced diet, the best strategy is to eat a variety of healthy foods.
You have to be meticulous because even using cutlery that has touched shellfish could bring on an attack.
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Euan Beaton, chairman of Macduff Shellfish, said: "The purchase of Stornoway from Young's is the natural progression of a two year relationship.
Most countries have currently established a maximum permitted level of 20mg DA/kg whole shellfish (20ppm).
In the United States, sporadic DSP-like illnesses have been recorded on the East Coast since 1980, coinciding with detection of toxin-producing dinoflagellates in shellfish beds (2,4).