FDA warns some oysters and clams from Pacific Northwest could be contaminated with paralytic shellfish toxins



The US Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning about contaminated shellfish from Oregon and Washington that can cause food poisoning. Reports of illnesses from oysters and clams harvested in May from certain areas in Oregon and Washington have raised concerns. People who purchased or consumed shellfish from these areas should be cautious as they may be contaminated with harmful substances. Consuming contaminated shellfish can lead to serious health issues such as neurological symptoms and paralysis. If you have consumed contaminated shellfish and experience symptoms, seek medical attention immediately. It is important to follow FDA guidelines and avoid consuming shellfish from affected areas to prevent foodborne illnesses.





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