Fisheries Survival Fund: Shucked Atlantic Sea Scallop Meats are Safe to Eat

January 17, 2024 Fisheries Survival Fund

“It is important to avoid confusion, and for the public to understand, that the scallops referenced in a recent advisory from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are not the type of scallops typically available in markets and restaurants across North America, and that the adductor muscle of the Atlantic Scallop (placopecten magellanicus), commonly referred to as the “scallop meat,” is not a threat.”