Browsing All posts tagged under »vibrio«

Shrimp Recall for Vibrio

March 16, 2020 by


AFC Distribution Corp. (“AFC”) of Rancho Dominguez, California is recalling Cooked Butterfly Tail-On Whiteleg Shrimp (Sushi Ebi), Lot #2019.10.02, utilized in various prepared menu offerings with sell-by dates ranging from 02/19/2020 to 03/13/2020, because this ingredient may have a potential to be contaminated with Vibrio parahaemolyticus. Vibrio parahaemolyticus is an organism which can cause illnesses […]

Vibrio from imported Crabmeat prompts multi-state outbreak

July 16, 2018 by


CDC posting of Multi-state outbreak of Vibrio papahaemoltticus Infections from Fresh Crab Meat imported from Venezuela. Highlights CDC, state and local health officials, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration are investigating a multistate outbreak of Vibrio parahaemolyticus infections linked to eating fresh crab meat imported from Venezuela. Important advice to consumers, restaurants, and retailers:( […]

Emergency Shellfish Closures in NY for Vibrio – illnesses reported

September 10, 2014 by


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 […]

2 sick; oyster farmers back in business

October 6, 2013 by


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


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) […]