High Temperature, Pollution Cause Fish Death

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Minister of Health Dr. Jamal Al-Harbi said results of tests carried out by the Ministry’s food laboratories over the past three months were negative, Al-Harbi said the ministry was conducting routine tests on food samples including fish, He assured the public that fish were safe to eat, Meanwhile, Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah Al-Sabah, Minister of State for Cabinet said the surfacing of dead fish over the past two weeks is within normal limits because of change of temperature, in addition to human-caused pollution. The surface of dead fish over the past two weeks is within the normal limits in April and May because of the rising temperature and low level of oxygen in sea, he added, He said the PAAF and Ministry of Health assured that fish were safe for human consumption. Sheikh Mohammad said there were human-related factors causing the death of fish, like the dumping of sewage in the Arabian Gulf. He noted that the government referred 24 pollution violations to the public prosecution.

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