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Shellfish contamination and illness

About shellfish poisoning, food safety and allergies, including symptoms and treatments.

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Shellfish food safety

Buying, storing, thawing, and cooking shellfish safely, and how Canada keeps our food supply safe.

Shellfish poisoning

About serious shellfish illnesses, their symptoms and treatments.

Shellfish allergies

Symptoms, information on treatments, sources and prevention.

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