Research – Study Finds Warmer Ocean Waters Linked to Domoic Acid Production

Food Poisoning Bulletin Vibrio

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released information about a study that showed the risk of domoic acid shellfish poisoning is increasing because of warmer West Coast ocean conditions. These conditions are supporting the increase of the marine algae that produce that toxin. Domoic acid found in shellfish can cause serious and fatal food poisoning.

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