Carl Campanile of the New York Post reports that city health officials are investigating an outbreak of food poisoning caused by contaminated shellfish.
Three people were stricken with Vibrio parahaemolyticus bacterial infection after eating shellfish in Manhattan.
Illnesses include diarrhea, abdominal cramps, vomiting, fever and chills.
“Two of the case patients were associated with food-borne outbreaks at two separate events in Manhattan. They reported consuming multiple types of shellfish,” Vasudha Reddy of the Health Department’s Bureau of Communicable Diseases said in a letter to doctors.Continue Reading Shellfish-sickness outbreak

Per an FDA Media Release the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is seeking a permanent injunction against Pacific Shellfish, Inc., a seafood processor located at 5040 Cass Street in San Diego California, and Judd J. Brown, its President. An injunction is a court order to stop a firm from manufacturing, distributing, processing, or shipping a product. The government’s complaint, filed on January 24, 2006 by the U.S. Department of Justice in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California, charges the defendants with violating the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act by permitting ready-to-eat fish held and processed in Pacific Shellfish’s facility to become contaminated.
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