The Food and Drug Administration advises consumers not to eat, and restaurants and food retailers not to sell and to dispose of oysters illegally harvested from Milford-approved areas in Connecticut because they may be contaminated with toxic substances.

The implicated oysters were harvested on Nov. 12 and Nov. 15 by

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The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention has identified a case of hepatitis A in a Falmouth food service worker. Hepatitis A is a contagious liver disease caused by the hepatitis A virus. It can spread through person-to-person contact or by consuming contaminated food or water.

The individual worked

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns the public not to eat mussels from a certain area following Canadian tests that showed Salmonella and E. coli contamination.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency tested mussel meats on Aug. 21 and found the contamination, according to the FDA’s warning posted this afternoon.

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