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Biotoxin in Oregon mussels sickened at least 20, health officials warn

Posted on AllSides May 27th, 2024
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Anyone who gathered mussels from beaches near Seaside and Oceanside is asked to toss them out due to cases of paralytic shellfish poisoning. SEASIDE, Ore. — Oregon health officials have warned anyone who gathered mussels from certain beaches on the northern Oregon Coast to toss them out after reports of people sickened by a shellfish-borne biotoxin. At least 20 people fell ill after eating mussels gathered over the weekend at Short Beach near Oceanside in Tillamook County and at Hug Point near Seaside in Clatsop County, according to the Oregon...

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