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Stockton Beach algal bloom : NSW Food Authority advice

The NSW Department of Primary Industries had advised that :

  • a toxic algal bloom has been detected in the waters of Stockton Beach. The species of algae detected produces diarrhetic shellfish poisoning toxins



As a precaution, the NSW Food Authority advises that :

  • toxins above safe levels have been confirmed in shellfish from Stockton Beach, and
  • people should heed the recreational fishing closure and not eat shellfish from this area


Source  : NSW DPI media release , 22 August 2014