State of Alaska Dept of Health issues a warning against eating crab viscera

The State of Alaska issued a health alert about PSP possibly being present in dungeness crab VISCERA (not the meat) after the death of Haines gillnetter Mike Saunders from symptoms of PSP poisoning.  Links to the Health Alert and news articles.

State of Alaska DEC Alert

6/22/10 Juneau Empire Story (short)

Juneau Empire Story

MSNBC News Article

Follow up Juneau Empire Article – DEC finds low levels of PSP

Mike Saunders was a longtime Haines gillnetter,  a gillnet representative on the NSRAA Board and President of Lynn Canal Gillnetters Association.  Our condolences to Mike’s family.

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