If you like shellfish, please check the country of origin. The FDA is warning against consuming certain shellfish from South Korea. Clams, oysters, mussels, and scallops from South Korea could be tainted with feces and norovirus, a class of infections that cause the stomach flu.
Authorities are saying this is caused by problems with Koren sanitation systems.
- US FDA urges markets to pull shellfish from S Korea (todayonline.com)
- South Korea shellfish may be contaminated – FDA (abclocal.go.com)