Food Safety Infosheet Highlights:
– Since December 2009 three oyster-linked outbreaks resulting in over 300 illnesses have been reported in the U.S.
– Ensure that you buy oysters from licensed, reputable suppliers.
– Ask your suppliers about their food safety practices and harvesting sites.
– Tell patrons that steaming is not always an effective cooking step for oysters; steamed is not a safe alternative to raw.
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