Shellfish Shorts: Seafood Safety

It’s the perfect time to get out and take advantage of the abundant shellfish harvest here in Rhode Island! However, there are important steps you’ll need to take to ensure that the shellfish you eat can be safely enjoyed.

Catherine White, of the Rhode Island Department of Health, talks about simple precautions to take when harvesting and preparing your own quahogs and other Rhode Island shellfish.

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This film was produced as part of the Shellfish Initiative in recognition of the importance of shellfish to Rhode Island and as part of the continuing efforts to support a strong local food economy.

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