Avoid shellfish products collected from these coastal areas
The government issued again today another shellfish bulletin, telling consumers to avoid all shellfish products collected in certain coastal areas in the country as they have been tested positive for red tide.
Based on the latest laboratory results of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) and Local Government Units (LGUs), coastal water of Lianga Bay in Surigao del Sur is now positive for red tide toxin.
Shellfishes collected at coastal waters of Daram Island, Irong-Irong Bay, Maqueda Bay, Villareal Bay and Cambatutay Bay in Western Samar; Matarinao Bay in Eastern Samar; Carigara Bay in Leyte; Honda Bay, Puerto Princesa City and Inner Malampaya Sound, and Taytay in Palawan are also still positive for paralytic shellfish poison that is beyond the regulatory limit.
Other areas affected by red tide include coastal waters of Mandaon in Masbate; and Bataan coastal waters (Mariveles, Limay, Orion, Pilar, Balanga, Orani, Abucay and Samal)