Shellfish advisory for Waiheke Island lifted
Friday 2 May
Update: Shellfish advisory for
Waiheke Island lifted
Further to Tuesday’s
alert of a suspected case of paralytic shellfish poisoning
(PSP) at Waiheke Island’s Onetangi Beach, test results
conducted by the Ministry for Primary Industries have come
back negative for PSP toxin.
Shellfish and seawater
samples around New Zealand are tested by MPI each week to
ensure they are not contaminated with biotoxin from algae
blooms. The public will be alerted should any biotoxins be
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