The Florida Department of Health, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and state health departments of Georgia and Alabama are investigating a Salmonella outbreak associated with the consumption of raw oysters harvested from shellfish harvestingContinue Reading Oysters harvested in Florida linked to three-state Salmonella outbreak
Contaminated oysters behind several recent outbreaks
Oysters from different sources have been linked to illnesses in several countries in recent weeks.
There have been several product withdrawals and recalls plus the closure of production zones in France due to the detection…Continue Reading Contaminated oysters behind several recent outbreaks
FDA issues alert over sapovirus illnesses connected to raw oysters
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is advising restaurants and retailers not to serve or sell and consumers not to eat certain potentially contaminated oysters after the Southern Nevada Health District notified the FDA of…Continue Reading FDA issues alert over sapovirus illnesses connected to raw oysters
Florida officials report death of vibrio patient
The Florida Department of Health in Escambia County is investigating a death related to a Vibrio vulnificus infection.
Public health officials did not release any other information about the death. They did not say where the patient…Continue Reading Florida officials report death of vibrio patient
Hong Kong surveillance system detects 2,000 incidents in 2021
About 2,200 food incidents were detected in 2021 in a system used to monitor issues outside Hong Kong.
The Centre for Food Safety (CFS) uses the Food Incident Surveillance System (FISS) to record events and…
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UPDATE: CDC reports more than 90 sick in U.S. outbreak traced to oysters from Canada
UPDATED: The CDC now says 103 people have been sickened in the outbreak.
Federal officials in the United States are investigating a multi-state outbreak of norovirus infections traced to raw oysters from Canada.
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Company recalls oysters linked to outbreak of norovirus; dozens affected
Stellar Bay Shellfish is recalling some of its branded oysters because of a link to an outbreak of norovirus inventions in Canada.
Officials with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency report that the company is unclear…
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More than 100 sick in Australia as oysters recalled
Seven Australian states have recorded more than 100 Vibrio illnesses linked to raw oysters from South Australia.
There are 56 people sick in South Australia since September and three have been hospitalized. Western Australia has…
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Vibrio cases prompt raw oyster warning in South Australia
Dozens of illnesses have been reported in two Australian states linked to the consumption of oysters in the past couple of months.
In total, 36 Vibrio parahaemolyticus infections from eating raw oysters have been notified…
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South African oysters linked to illness in Hong Kong
Oysters from South Africa have been linked to cases of food poisoning in Hong Kong.
The Centre for Food Safety (CFS) in Hong Kong ordered the suspension of imports of raw oysters produced by Zwembesi…
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