Although the fishing industry managed to change the name of Crustaceans to “shellfish” over eighty year ago, nonetheless, Crustaceans are not fish. They are sea bugs, designed to clean the oceans of filth, similar to land bugs such as flies, mosquitoes, ticks, spiders, and roaches. Eating one is the equivalent of eating one of the many forms of cockroaches. Crustaceans live in the oceans’ sewers, just as several forms of land bugs live in the earth’s sewers. There are, at this time, 55,000 known races of Crustaceans.
Like their kindred land bugs, they are well-known to carry parasites –all of which are dangerous to humans — some much more so than others. That is why various governmental outfits around the world monitor Crustaceans, to see if they’ve picked up any new forms of parasites.
In the River Cleddau, Milford Haven along the coast, the parasite Bonamia ostreae has been found in a wild bed of native Moluscan Crustaceans. Moluscan Crustaceans include oysters, clams, mussels, and scallops. These sea bugs are made up primarily of their own feces, along with a few veins, enzymes, blood, various chemicals, and parasites.
The Bonamia parasite is not the type that attacks humans; it kills the Crustaceans themselves. However, if these Crustaceans are diseased, when their sickened bodies are eaten by humans who have rejected the Lord’s health laws, they are indeed dangerous.
In America, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service checks and regulates the sale and importation of Crustaceans. But this does not mean that it checks to make sure they are safe for human consumption.
Some of the more common forms of poisoning from Crustaceans are Amnesic Poisoning (ASP), Diarrhetic Poisoning (DSP), Neurotoxic Poisoning (NSP) and Ciguatera Fish Poisoning (CFP). Some of these are life-threatening, and all of them can make humans extremely sick. Reports from the Center for Disease Control state that these diseases are on the rise.
Some in the fish industry have claimed that eating Crustaceans from controlled farms is safe; but not so. In order to take in the many toxins that Crustaceans eat, they must produce powerful chemicals in their bodies. This they do and these chemicals are very detrimental to the health of humans.
The thing to do in respect to “shellfish” is listen to your Lord — don’t eat them, and don’t mock Him. For He tells us that He will not be mocked.