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Posts tagged shellfish

December 5, 2011

Aw, Shucks 

oysters

New Study Cracks Open Infectious Bugs In Oysters

Bad news for fans of raw oysters in the UK -- three-quarters of oysters were found to contain norovirus, a potentially nasty vomit-inducing bug.

June 11, 2011

Preventative Measures 

Salmonella Bacteria

How Consumers Can Prevent Food Borne Illnesses

The most common pathogens that cause food borne illnesses can be eliminated from food with a few simple steps.

December 9, 2010

Polluted Fish 

Canned Tuna

Mercury In Canned Tuna Still A Concern

For children and pregnant women, canned tuna still presents a risk, as Consumer Reports found measurable levels of mercury in 42 samples.

May 18, 2010

Gulf Oil Spill 

Raw oysters

Gulf Oil Spill Causes Sharp Spike In Oyster Prices

Got a hankering for oysters? Then you should expect to shell out more for them soon.

March 30, 2010

Sustainable Seafood 

Two dolphins

Fish Or No Fish: Reflections On ‘The Cove’ And Sustainable Fishing

Earth Eats' Yvonne Maffei reflects on Academy Award-winning documentary 'The Cove' and how to respond to the ethically fraught issues around sustainable fishing

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