Public information statement
national weather service juneau ak
1000 am akst thu dec 8 2011
...public information statement...
State health officials are reminding residents that paralytic
shellfish poisoning known as p s p continues to be dangerous in
personally harvested shellfish such as clams mussels and oysters.
P s p can cause a tingling on your lips and fingertips followed by
numbness in your arms and legs...and in some cases causing death.
Anyone experiencing these symptoms should seek immediate medical
care. P s p cannot be cooked or cleaned from harvested shellfish
but commercially grown shellfish is tested and considered safe.