Raw oysters from Canada’s eastern coastal waters blamed for Vibrio outbreak | Food Safety News


Exposure to shellfish is the likely cause of an outbreak of Vibrio parahaemolyticus occurring in four Canadian provinces.
According to the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC),  21 confirmed cases of  Vibrio parahaemolyticus illness were reported through mid-October in the following provinces: Saskatchewan (1), Quebec (7), New Brunswick (10), and Prince Edward Island (3). 
Symptoms of Vibrio parahaemolyticus infection may include:

Watery diarrhea
Abdominal… Raw oysters from Canada’s eastern coastal waters blamed for Vibrio outbreak | Food Safety News