Wednesday, September 05, 2018 by Ralph Flores
Much is needed to address the threat of human exposure to marine biotoxins. An article in Global Food Security compiles current scientific literature on the matter, especially the risk posed by seafood consumption.
The authors concluded that marine biotoxins are a threat to human health, and additional bioassays could have an important role in monitoring biotoxins.
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Nicolas J, Hoogenboom RL, Hendriksen PJ, Bodero M, Bovee TF, Rietjens IM, Gerssen A. MARINE BIOTOXINS AND ASSOCIATED OUTBREAKS FOLLOWING SEAFOOD CONSUMPTION: PREVENTION AND SURVEILLANCE IN THE 21ST CENTURY. Global Food Security. 2017;15:11–21. DOI: 10.1016/j.gfs.2017.03.002