EU rapid alert detects amnesic shellfish poisoning in Scallops –

EU rapid alert detects amnesic shellfish poisoning in Scallops Published:  30 June, 2005

THE EU rapid alert system in week 25 detected that frozen tuna fillets form Inonesia via the Netherlands had been treated with carbon monoxide, this was notified by Italy. Also, ASP(amnesic shellfish poisoning Domoic acid was found in Scallops from Belgium. This was notified by Belgium itself.

Alert notifications are sent when the food or feed presenting the risk is on the market and when immediate action is required. The notification aims at giving all the members of the network the information to verify whether the concerned product is on their market, so that they also can take the necessary measures.

Consumers can be reassured that products subject to an alert notification have been withdrawn or are in the process of being withdrawn from the market. is published by Special Publications. Special Publications also publish European Fish Trader, Fishing Monthly, Fish Farming Today, Fish Farmer, the Fish Industry Yearbook, the Scottish Seafood Processors Federation Diary, the Fish Farmer Handbook and a range of wallplanners.