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3 sick in Oregon from Campylobacter in Oysters

February 1, 2014 by

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by Doug Powell Lynne Terry writes that Coos Bay Oyster Co. is recalling oysters over a food poisoning outbreak that has sickened at least three people in Oregon. The company, based in Charleston, said it is pulling all of its shucked oysters and in-shell oysters sold to retail stores and wholesalers in Oregon and California. […]

6 Sick with Norovirus; don’t eat oysters from Copano Bay, TX

January 18, 2014 by

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by Doug Powell The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers not to eat raw or partially cooked oysters harvested from Copano Bay, in Aransas County, Texas, harvested between Dec. 26, 2013 and Jan. 9, 2014.  Oysters harvested from Copano Bay, Texas, on Dec. 26, 2013, and then shipped by Alby’s Seafood of Fulton, […]

2 sick; oyster farmers back in business

October 6, 2013 by

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by Doug Powell Katama Bay oyster beds in Massachusetts have been reopened a month after closing because of links to at least two Vibrio illnesses. Katama oysters should be back in the restaurants by Columbus Day. “I’m really happy for all the farmers and I’m certainly relieved,” said Jack Blake, owner of Sweet Neck Farm, […]

Two illnesses – Oyster Beds in Edgartown, (Martha’s Vineyard) closed for Vibrio

September 16, 2013 by

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Several cases of Vibrio linked to consumption of oysters harvested from the area. The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) and the Massachusetts Department of Fish and Game, Division of Marine Fisheries (DMF) today announced the closure of oyster beds in Katama Bay in the community of Edgartown following an outbreak of Vibrio parahaemolyticus (Vp) […]

Bacterial outbreak roils Mass. oyster industry

September 14, 2013 by

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In an AP article on Boston.com,  a mystery of sorts threatens to stunt Massachusetts’ small but growing oyster industry after illnesses linked to bacterial contamination forced the state to shut down beds for the first time ever. ‘‘Honestly, I’m confused by the whole thing,’’ said Don Merry, an oyster grower from Duxbury, where oyster beds have […]

Oysters Recalled at Wegmans for Vibrio parahaemolyticus

September 2, 2013 by

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Recall Date: 08/31/2013 The following Oysters have been recalled at Wegmans: Island Creek Oysters UPC: 20614800000 Merry Oysters UPC: 20615400000 These products were sold at the Northborough, MA store ONLY Reason for Recall: The Massachusetts Dept of Public Health and the Massachusetts Dept of Fish and Game announced 8/30/13 a closure of oyster growing areas […]

MA Shuts Down Several Oyster Beds for Vibrio; Recall Ordered

August 31, 2013 by

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The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) and the Massachusetts Department of Fish and Game, Division of Marine Fisheries (DMF) announced the closure of oyster beds in Plymouth Harbor, Kingston Bay, Duxbury Bay, Bluefish River and Back River in the towns of Plymouth, Kingston, Duxbury and Marshfield following an outbreak of Vibrio parahaemolyticus (Vp) tied […]