UK: Paralytic shellfish poisoning ban partially lifted in Orkney
The Food Standards Agency Scotland announced today that a ban on fishing for Ensis and Queen scallops in waters off Orkney due to a build-up of naturally occurring Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP) toxins is to be partially lifted. The action is based on test results from the Government's sampling programme that showed that the PSP toxin has dropped to a level at which there is no longer a risk to consumers.
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