NEWS WATCH: FDA EXPANDS RAW SHELLFISH ADVISORY

FDA EXPANDS RAW SHELLFISH ADVISORYr of gastrointestinal illnesses associated with contaminated raw shellfish prompted the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to advise consumers not to eat raw clams harvested in the Pacific Northwest. The advisory came on the heels of a July 31 warning advising consumers to avoid eating raw oysters harvested in the same area. To date, 72 laboratory-confirmed and an

FDA EXPANDS RAW SHELLFISH ADVISORY

r of gastrointestinal illnesses associated with contaminated raw shellfish prompted the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to advise consumers not to eat raw clams harvested in the Pacific Northwest. The advisory came on the heels of a July 31 warning advising consumers to avoid eating raw oysters harvested in the same area. To date, 72 laboratory-confirmed and an additional 105 probable illnesses have been reported from Washington state, Oregon

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