publication . Other literature type . 1992

Depuration: An administrative overview

Somerset, I;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Apr 1992
  • Publisher: Actes de colloques. Ifremer. Brest [ACTES COLLOQ. IFREMER.]. 1995
  • Country: France
At the 1964 National Shellfish Sanitation Workshop, Mr. Eugene Jensen presented a thought-provoking paper outlining the rationale for the depuration of shellfish. Mr. Jensen noted that "we are committed to the principal that shellfish must be as safe to eat as other ordinary food" and that "the problems of assuring the sanitary quality of coastal areas will increase rather than diminish. This is not the same as saying that pollution will increase" (Jensen, 1964). It is recognised that additional use of the waters and shore areas will have adverse impacts on the water quality and shellfish resource quantity and quality. If we are to maintain a program which will ...
free text keywords: France, Bivalvia, Shellfish, Water quality, Legislation, Pollution control, Self purification, Public health
European Marine Science

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