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DSP detected in mussels and oysters

Contributed by NAMPA.

SWAKOPMUND, 12 JAN (NAMPA) – The Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources has warned the public against the consumption of mussels and oysters due to the recent detection of the Diarrhetic Shellfish Poison (DSP).
DSP is one of the four recognised symptom types of shellfish poisoning, with the others being paralytic, neurotoxic and amnesic shellfish poison.
A media statement issued by the Ministry’s Permanent Secretary, Ueritjiua Kauaria, on Friday stated that the oyster and mussel samples fro ...



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