EU alert system finds Vibrio cholerae in black tiger shrimps – Fishupdate.com
EU alert system finds Vibrio cholerae in black tiger shrimps Published: 15 June, 2005
THE EU rapid alert for week 23 has found excessive levels of sulphites in cooked fresh shrimps from France, notified by Italy. Malchite green and nitrofuran (metabolite) furazolidone (AOZ) was found in frozen farmed eels (Anguilla anguilla) from Greece via the Netherlands, notified by Germany. Also, Vibrio cholerae was detected in raw and cooked frozen black tiger shrimps (Penaeus monodon) from Bangladesh, notified by Sweden.
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