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Holiday oysters are safer to eat when cooked


Last updated 12/20/2007 at Noon

The County of San Diego is advising those who eat oysters to be aware of the health dangers associated with bacterial illness.

Many people may find raw oysters to be a favorite holiday indulgence, but County Public Health Officer Dr. Wilma Wooten warns diners that thoroughly cooked oysters are much safer to eat.

“Thoroughly cooked oysters reduce the risk of illness from bacteria,” Dr. Wooten said.

“It is important for consumers to know about the risks of eating raw oysters.”

Tips for safely eating oysters:

• Ensure oysters are from a safe and approved source.

• Ask where t...

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