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"Domoic acid is responsible for amnesic shellfish poisoning, which struck a cluster of over 100 people in Canada in 1987; 4 died, and several others suffered permanent neurological symptoms, including epilepsy and most notoriously, anterograde amnesia, the inability to form new memories."
A neuroscientist takes a special type of shellfish poisoning;
memory poisoning! . . . eat clams and forget what you ate!