Fisheries Dept confirms mussels in PD contaminated with biotoxin

12 days ago

Mussels in the waters of Port Dickson have been declared unsafe to eat due to contamination by harmful algae, according to findings from the Kuala Lumpur Fisheries Biosecurity Centre. The Fisheries Department has cautioned the public against consuming these mussels as they contain biotoxins and harmful algae species like Prorocentrum, Alexandrium, and Pseudonitzschia. Its deputy director-general (Management), Wan Aznan Abdullah said the hot weather has contributed to the rapid growth of these...

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