(CNN) Maine’s Department of Marine Resources has actually remembered clams and mussels collected in the state after some checked favorable for a fatal neurotoxin.
There are no reports of anybody getting ill. The department provided the recall after tests discovered the toxic substance, domoic acid, at a level that is greater than the recognized limit.
People aren’t the only ones who can get ill from consuming the shellfish and fish. Throughout the years the toxic substance has actually been blamed for the death of birds and whales. In 1961 there was an occurrence where numerous birds assaulted individuals and dived through windows and crashed into trees in Capitola, California. It’s thought the birds had actually been experiencing domoic acid poisoning. The event was stated to have actually motivated the Alfred Hitchcock film “The Birds.”