Seafood Toxins and Fish & Shellfish Poisoning

Seafood toxicity is a term that refers to the harmful effects of eating certain types of fish or shellfish that contain toxins or chemicals. Seafood toxicity can cause various symptoms, ranging from mild gastrointestinal discomfort to severe neurological damage or even death. Seafood toxicity can be classified into two main categories: finfish poisoning and shellfish poisoning.