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Why is eating clams dangerous?

Asked: Jason Michaud, Last Updated:

The illnesses of most concern from eating raw or undercooked oysters or clams are Vibrio infection, norovirus infection, and hepatitis A. See fact sheets for those diseases for more details. Symptoms can include vomiting, diarrhea, nausea, stomach pains, severe weakness.

FAQ

  • Is canned salmon as healthy as fresh?

    You may be surprised to know that canned and fresh salmon are both equally nutritious. The canning process doesn't degrade the nutrients in fish, so you'll get protein, heart healthy omega-3 fats and other nutrients from fresh and canned sources of salmon.

  • Can you leave shrimp in the fridge for a week?

    Scallops/Shrimps: Raw scallops and shrimp should be tightly covered, refrigerated and used within 2 days. Cooked shrimp can be refrigerated for up to 3 days.

  • How many days is fish good after defrosting?

    Two days When it is completely thawed, keep the fish in a refrigerator for no more than two days before eating it.

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    ITEM DESCRIPTIONTEMPPRICE/PIECE
    25 countchilled$3.35
    50 countchilled$3.35

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