California Updates Warning About Domoic Acid in Some Shellfish Species

November 13, 2015

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is updating its warning to consumers regarding certain seafood species caught along the California coastline which may contain high levels of domoic acid. There have been no reported illnesses associated with this event.

Advisories continue to be in place for:

Consumers to avoid eating recreationally and commercially caught Dungeness and Rock crabs caught in waters between the Oregon border and the southern Santa Barbara County line due to the persistent dangerous levels of domoic acid in these species. Consumers to avoid eating recreationally harvested bivalve shellfish (mussels and clams) from…