Tag Archives: Crab

Crewman Aboard Alaska Crab Boat Suffers Head Injury

A crewman working aboard the Alaska crab boat Patricia Lee was hit in the head by a crab pot Monday evening.  A Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued the man who was suffering from a head injury  symptoms.   The injured crewman … Continue reading

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Vibrio Sickens At Least 12 in Maryland Linked to Crab. How Does Vibrio Contaminate Shellfish?

Crab meat imported from Venezuela sickens at least 12 in Maryland with Vibrio infection, health officials say.  Four have been hospitalized so far and no deaths have been reported.  Interviews indicate those affected consumed fresh, non-pasteurized crab meats from a … Continue reading

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Imported Crab Meat with Vibrio parahaemolyticus sickens 12 in US

As of July 12, 2018, 12 people infected with Vibrio parahaemolyticus who ate fresh crab meat have been reported from 3 states and the District of Columbia. A list of the states and the number of cases in each can be found … Continue reading

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Vibrio Cases from Venezuelan Crab Meat Showing Up in Maryland

By: Dwight Spencer. It’s the new kid on the block. Well, not really, but how many of us have heard about Vibrio before? I will be honest and raise my hand to that question – until now that is. This … Continue reading

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COMMERCIAL CRAB FISHERMAN DIES WHEN VESSEL SINKS IN WILLAPA BAY

Reports have now confirmed Kevin Soule has died in a tragic crab fishing accident on Willapa Bay.  Soule was reported missing by his wife, Heather, on May 19thwhen he did not return home from crab fishing as scheduled. Soule was reportedly … Continue reading

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