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Australia – Health warning over oysters after spike in food poisoning cases – Vibrio parahaemolyticus


Food Illness

A warning has been issued over a popular seafood dish after a dramatic increase in cases of food poisoning.
Food Safety bosses in South Australia say they have seen a spike in cases of a gastro infection linked to shellfish after people ate raw oysters.
SA Health’s acting director of Food and Controlled Drugs Branch, Joanne Cammans, said there have been 36 cases of Vibrio parahaemolyticus infections linked to eating raw oysters since September.