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What do you do with broken clams?

Asked: Julien Gagnon, Last Updated:

Immediately get rid of anything with broken or damaged shells. Clams and mussels shells should be slightly open, and should shut quickly when you tap on them. If they're closed, don't shut, or float in water, they're dead. Introduce them to the trash.

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