Lethal scombroid reaction rare

Professor Mark Tamplin from the Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture’s Food Safety Centre at the University of Tasmania said the two most common seafood-borne intoxications, scombroid and ciguatera, account for more poisoning from seafood than bacterial poisonings.

Ciguatera originates from an algae on tropical reefs where it is eaten by fish.

If digested in sufficient quantities it can cause long-term neurological problems. Like scombroid intoxication, it cannot be