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Scombroid Poisoning Could Be The Most Common Reason For Allergic Reactions to Seafood

Analysis by Dr. Joseph Mercola Fact Checked

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  • The process of preserving finned seafood may increase your risk of scombroid poisoning, as bacteria commonly found on the fish convert histidine, found in most protein cells, to histamine; once formed, the fish will appear fresh but the histamine is resistant to cooking, smoking, freezing and canning


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