Report name:

Harmful parasites in Australian finfish

Authors:

Sutasinee Anantanawat, Andreas Kiermeier, Catherine McLeod, John Sumner

Co-Investigators:

SafeFish

Content type:

Risk Assessment

Background information:

The report aimed to Identify harmful parasites present in Australian finfish that may cause illness among consumers

Date:

01 April 2012

Project status:

Completed

Other information:

The risk associated with anisakids and gnathostomes resulting from the consumption of Australian finfish is considered low; however, there is a large knowledge gap regarding the prevalence of Anisakiasis with allergy (GAA) in the Australian population from locally harvested seafoods.

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