August 14, 2013 at 9:43 AM
State Health Dept: Don’t eat raw oysters
OLYMPIA (AP) — The Washington state Health Department says stop slurping down raw oysters this summer.
More than 40 people have been sickened this year with bacteria that can grow quickly in warm weather and low tides.
Health officials recommend cooking all shellfish to kill the vibrio bacteria.
About The Today File
The Today File is a general news blog featuring real-time coverage of Seattle and the Northwest. It is reported by the news staff of The Seattle Times and edited by Assistant Metro Editor Nick Provenza.
Trending with readers