Report name:

Paralytic Shellfish Toxin Event 2012-2013

Authors:

SafeFish

Co-Investigators:

Fisheries Research & Development Corporation

Content type:

Scientific Review

Background information:

This review evaluated the sequence of events that lead to the detection of PSTs in seafood from Tasmania by the Japanese import authority.

Date:

01 June 2013

Project status:

Completed

Other information:

The aim was to Identify the key factors that contributed to the non-compliance event, in particular identifying how the bloom remained undetected for long enough to produce violative PST levels and if/why the TSQAP biotoxin management plan protocols were breached.

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