northwest shellfish http://nwpr.org en Chinese and U.S. Officials To Discuss China's Shellfish Import Ban http://nwpr.org/post/chinese-and-us-officials-discuss-chinas-shellfish-import-ban <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">China banned shellfish imports from most of the West Coast in December over concerns about contamination.</span></p><p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 14:50:14 +0000 Ashley Ahearn 42793 at http://nwpr.org Chinese and U.S. Officials To Discuss China's Shellfish Import Ban Arsenic To Blame For Chinese Ban On Shellfish Imports From Washington http://nwpr.org/post/arsenic-blame-chinese-ban-shellfish-imports-washington <p>China banned all imports of shellfish from Alaska to Northern California last week. Chinese officials said two samples of geoduck&nbsp;came back with high levels of arsenic and the toxin that causes paralytic shellfish poisoning.</p><p> Sat, 21 Dec 2013 01:27:55 +0000 Ashley Ahearn 39039 at http://nwpr.org Arsenic To Blame For Chinese Ban On Shellfish Imports From Washington China Closes Doors To All West Coast Shellfish Imports http://nwpr.org/post/china-closes-doors-all-west-coast-shellfish-imports <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">China has closed its doors to all imports of West coast shellfish. Chinese officials tested samples of </span>geoduck<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> clams and found elevated levels of arsenic and a toxin that causes Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning.</span></p><p> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 14:15:34 +0000 Ashley Ahearn 38650 at http://nwpr.org China Closes Doors To All West Coast Shellfish Imports Ocean Acidification Takes Toll On Northwest Shellfish http://nwpr.org/post/ocean-acidification-takes-toll-northwest-shellfish <p></p><p>Governor Chris Gregoire has just released a long awaited report on ocean acidification.</p><p></p><p> Wed, 28 Nov 2012 14:33:03 +0000 Ashley Ahearn 19009 at http://nwpr.org Ocean Acidification Takes Toll On Northwest Shellfish