New Warning From State Officials About Eating Certain FIsh


A new warning Thursday from state officials about certain fish you might want to avoid eating if you like to fish.

WZDX spoke with health officials about their fish consumption advisory.

The Alabama Department Of Public Health released its annual fish consumption advisory which list fish that may be contaminated with toxins this season.

John Guarisco, With Alabama Department Of Public Health “what we do when we meet up and do the advisory, it is set for a consumption of fish over the course of your life time.”

Here are the fish that are on the recommended do not eat list from the state. Largemouth bass, Striped bass, And Spotted bass.

John Guarisco “there are certain processes in the water at various locations around the state that are a little bit different than other locations.”

If you would like to know if there is contaminated fish in your area, visit the Alabama Department Of Environmental Management.

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