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Avoid this tainted shellfish that could paralyze you, FDA warns

Posted on AllSides June 14th, 2024
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers that shellfish in certain regions could contain harmful toxins with a paralytic effect. The shellfish come from the Pacific Northwest region, including oysters and bay clams from Netarts Bay and Tillamook Bay, Oregon, that were harvested on or after May 28 as well as shellfish originating from Willapa Bay, Washington growing areas. These include shellfish harvested in Stony Point between May 6-30; Bay Center between May 29-30; and Bruceport between May 29-30. The tainted shellfish was distributed to restaurants and retailers...

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