Shellfish

Massachusetts State House in Boston (credit: AP)

Bill Would Name Quahog The Official Mass. Shellfish

The lowly quahog will be the official shellfish of Massachusetts if a bill making its way through the Statehouse becomes law.

06/05/2011

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NH Closes Shellfishing Beds Over Red Tide Concerns

New Hampshire authorities say concerns about “red tide” have led to the closing of Atlantic coastal waters and the Hampton and Seabrook Harbor to shellfishing.

05/20/2011

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State Warning About Toxic Shellfish From Orleans And Eastham

Health officials are warning consumers not to eat shellfish from a marsh between Orleans and Eastham on Cape Cod because it may contain a dangerous nerve poison.

05/04/2011

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State Eyes Sales Of Shellfish At Farmers Markets

Oysters, clams and other shellfish could soon be taking their place next to tomatoes, sweet corn, blueberries and other more typical offerings at farmers markets in Massachusetts.

04/22/2011

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Scientists: New England Summer Will Have “Moderate” Red Tide

Scientists are predicting a “moderate” bloom of the toxic red tide in New England this summer, and say the same factors that held it in check last year could suppress it again. The naturally-occurring algae produces a toxin that shellfish absorb, making them unsafe for people to eat, though it’s not a danger to the animal.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/09/2011

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Looking At The Law: A Rock In A Hard Place

WBZ’s Neil Chayet digs his claws into a case of rock lobsters.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/06/2011

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