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Poisoned mussels caused two hospitalizations

June 13, 2011 by


The Alaska Department of Public Health has warned Alaskans to avoid eating shellfish they harvest from the southeastern tip of the state after high concentrations of a poison than can kill humans was found. ┬áState officials said scientists monitoring algae blooms near Ketchikan discovered some of the world’s highest-ever recorded levels of toxins that cause […]