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Frozen Oysters

Outbreak: Frozen Oysters 
Product: Frozen OystersInvestigation Start Date: 11/22/2006
Location: Marion County, OREtiology: Norovirus GI
Earliest known case onset date: 11/15/2006Latest case onset date: 11/17/2006
Confirmed / Presumptive Case Counts: 2 / 11Positive Samples: 1
OUTBREAK SUMMARY:

A rapid investigation of a Norovirus outbreak implicated commercially frozen oysters on the half shell that were thawed and served raw. Over 25,000 pounds of product from the same lot was embargoed by the FDA, which was then considering further restrictions on this type of product, which had been … Continue Reading ››