UK: Scallop fishing bans in Scapa Flow and off Jura and Mull
The action is based on test results from the Agency#;s sampling programme which showed that the toxins have reached a level at which there is a risk to consumers.
The Orkney ban has been extended due to excessive levels of Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning (ASP), Diarrhetic Shellfish Poisoning (DSP) and Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP). This ban affects both king and queen scallops.
The Jura/Mull ban has been extended due to excessive levels of ASP. This ban affects only king scallops.
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