Spanish authorities have halted the sale of certain seafood products in Galicia that may pose a risk to human health.

The Guardia Civil seized more than 150 tons of Norway lobster in the second phase of an operation called Pinza Roja. Norway lobster is also known as scampi, Dublin Bay prawn, or langoustine.

Seized product did not have correct traceability documentation so a health risk could not be ruled out.

The agency’s maritime section and the Coast Guard’s Veterinary Inspection Service of the Xunta de Galicia took the action. Value of the immobilized merchandise in the market was estimated to
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