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FDA: oysters, clams, mussels, & scallops from Korea be removed because of fecal waste or norovirus

June 15, 2012 by


The FDA is urging food distributors, retailers, and food service operators to remove from sale or service all fresh, frozen, canned, and processed oysters, clams, mussels, and whole and roe-on scallops (molluscan shellfish) from Korea that have entered the United States. This includes molluscan shellfish from Korea that entered the United States prior to May […]

Mussels in jeopardy after boat fire, sinking.

May 16, 2012 by


Mussel harvesting was suspended until further notice in Whidbey Island’s Penn Cove in Washington State after a 128-foot derelict fishing vessel anchored there burst into flames and later sank, officials said. The fishing boat Deep Sea caught fire May 12 and continued burning into May 13, the U.S. Coast Guard reported. It sank May 13 […]

Mussels & Oysters – new foods of love

February 10, 2011 by


09 February, 2011 – Sales of Scottish-raised mussels are predicted to double during Valentine’s Day on 14 February, due to the mollusk’s reputation as the new “food of love.” Sales of oysters, well known for their aphrodisiac properties, usually quadruple the week of Valentine’s Day. However, in recent years, mussels sales have also increased significantly […]