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FDA: Avoid Potentially Contaminated Raw Oysters from Canada

May 1, 2018 by

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FDA Advises Consumers & Retailers to Avoid Potentially Contaminated Raw Oysters from Canada April 30, 2018 What is the Problem and What is being Done About It? The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Public Health Agency of Canada, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, and […]

Growers upset, but ‘it’s not the handling’ Oyster farms in Mass. remain closed as more Vibrio illnesses reported

September 2, 2015 by

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by Doug Powell Katama Bay oyster farms will remain closed for another week following additional confirmed cases of Vibrio illness tied to the area, a state Department of Marine Fisheries official said Tuesday afternoon. The 12 shellfishermen harvesting oysters out of Katama Bay were scheduled to resume operation on Thursday morning after a one-week precautionary […]

Kroger Recalls Live Oysters

March 17, 2015 by

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Kroger has posted the following recall on their website. OYSTERS, IN SHELL, LIVE, RW Affects Fred Meyer. Reason: This product may be contaminated, and if eaten, could result in a Noro-virus-like illness to those individuals who may consume this product. © 2015 US Food Safety Corporation. No copyright claim is made for portions of this […]

Shellfish Recall due to leaking septic system

December 18, 2014 by

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Washington state health officials issued an emergency closure for harvesting and ordered a recall of all shellfish originating from a portion of Mason County’s Hammersley Inlet after several people who ate raw oysters became ill. At least a dozen people who ate raw oysters in November became ill with symptoms often linked to norovirus, a […]

The Epic Cape Cod Stolen Oyster Battle Isn’t Over Yet

October 7, 2014 by

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The owner of Joe’s Lobster Mart has dug in his heels and plans to fight on. On Friday, the state issued a cease and desist order to Joe Vaudo, owner of the Sandwich retailer and wholesaler whose business received stolen oysters last year. The Department of Public Health moved to revoke the business’ license to […]

Emergency Shellfish Closures in NY for Vibrio – illnesses reported

September 10, 2014 by

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According to the New York state department of environmental conversation there have been documented illnesses caused by Vibrio parahaemolyticus from shellfish presumed shellfish harvested from New York Shellfish Harvest Area NS-3. The following lands are designated as uncertified effective sunrise on Friday, September 5, 2014 and continuing until further notice. It is unlawful to harvest […]

Not only oysters; clam-associated vibriosis, USA, 1988–2010

March 26, 2014 by

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by Doug Powell Infections with Vibrio spp. have frequently been associated with consumption of bivalve molluscs, especially oysters, but illness associated with clams has also been well documented. We describe the 2312 domestically acquired foodborne Vibrio infections reported to the Cholera and Other Vibrio Illness Surveillance system from 1988 to 2010. Clams were associated with […]