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Gov’t Bans Shellfish Harvesting over Paralytic Toxins

Gov’t Bans Shellfish Harvesting over Paralytic Toxins

SEOUL, Mar. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — High levels of paralytic toxins have spread along South Korea’s southeastern coast and contaminated shellfish, the maritime ministry said Wednesday, vowing to tighten oversight over the harvesting of the seafood. Earlier this month, paralytic toxins were detected in waters near the southern port city of Busan and Geoje Island [...]