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Crab Shack restaurant named in chowder cook-off outbreak

A specific restaurant has been identified as the source of clam chowder responsible for a Salmonella javiana outbreak among people who attended a cook-off on the Virginia barrier island of Chincoteague. Laboratory testing found the outbreak strain of the bacteria in a sample of chowder prepared by a restaurant identified only as “Crab Shack” by… Continue Reading

Shellfish Products Recalled in Ireland After Illnesses Reported

Seafood De La Mer, an Irish seafood-product manufacturer, is recalling products containing mussels due to a risk that mussels used in the products can cause diarrhetic shellfish poisoning. Symptoms of diarrhetic shellfish poisoning are diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain which can start between 30 minutes to a few hours after ingestion and last for… Continue Reading