Food Recall Warning - Oysters harvested from British Columbia (BC) coastal waters may be unsafe for raw consumption due to Vibrio parahaemolyticus

Recall details

Class: 3

Reason for Recall: Microbiological - Other

Product(s): BC Oysters

Distribution: National


Ottawa, August 18, 2015 - Industry is recalling oysters harvested from BC coastal waters on or before August 18, 2015 and intended for raw consumption from the marketplace due to possible Vibrio parahaemolyticus contamination. Consumers should not consume and distributors, retailers and food service establishments such as hotels and restaurants should not sell or use the recalled product described.

This recall applies to oysters sold for raw consumption which may have unacceptable levels of Vibrio parahaemolyticus. Consumers who are unsure if they have affected oysters should check with their place of purchase.

 

Link to CFIA full details here