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Why should you not eat clams?

Asked: Mallory K, Last Updated:

Eating raw or undercooked oysters or clams can lead to serious illness or death in people with the following health conditions:

  • Liver disease.
  • Excessive alcohol intake.
  • Diabetes.
  • HIV infection.
  • Chronic bowel and stomach diseases.
  • Cancer (including lymphoma, leukemia, Hodgkin's disease).

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  • Can I feed my fish once a week?

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  • Which seafood is cooked just enough to heat to keep it juicy and plump?

    Cook Oyster just enough to heat thoroughly to keep it juicy and plump.

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