TX oysters sickening diners, including some in North Carolina
A recall has been issued for any shell and shucked oysters harvested in the southeastern Galveston Bay known as TX1 between Nov. 17 and Dec. 7.
North Carolina restaurants and stores may be impacted by this recall.
Officials with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services says they have received reports of gastrointestinal illness in people who reported eating oysters associated with this recall. There have been several dozen cases nationally.
State officials have been working with local health departments to ensure restaurants are aware of the recall, the recalled product is discarded and any illness complaints are reported.
Anyone currently experiencing an oyster-related illness like fever, nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, abdominal cramps, chills and headache should seek medical attention.