New Government Report: Managing Seafood Safety after an Oil Spill
Managing Seafood Safety after an Oil Spill
by Ruth Yender, Jacqueline Michel, Christiine Lord
Paperback, 65 pages, 2002, $20.00
Seafood safety is a concern raised at every oil spill incident of any significance. Both actual and potential contamination of seafood can affect commercial and recreational fishing and seafood use.
This guide provides seafood managers and other spill responders with information to help them evaluate the likelihood that an oil spill will contaminate seafood, determine whether seafood actually has been contaminated, and assess and communicate human health risk from eating contaminated seafood.
The guide covers: (1) Intro. and Background; (2) Assessing the Likelihood of Seafood Exposure and Contamination; (3) Monitoring Seafood for Contamination; (4) Seafood Risk Assessment; (5) Risk Communication. Glossary.
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