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Onboard Handling Techniques Key To Safer Seafood

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Protecting seafood from bacteria harmful to humans starts as soon as the fish are landed on the boat. Green discusses a new program to prevent histamine poisoning in bluefish, tuna, and other scombroid species. According to state officials, there was just one case of histamine poisoning in North Carolina in 2004 and that was in Dare County. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta reported 297 cases between 1993 and 1997.
Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Early Summer 2005, p24-26, il