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Food Safety: Risk from Eating Raw Oysters
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Oregon Public Health warns of illness risk from eating contaminated raw oysters

Vibrio bacteria occur naturally in coastal areas and are found in higher concentrations during the summer months as water becomes warmer. Cases of illness caused by this bacteria have been reported in Oregon.

Adding lime juice, hot sauce or alcohol won't kill the bacteria. The safest option is to eat oysters that have been fully cooked.