Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, November 5th, 2000
[HELV]The September 27, 2000, issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association included an article entitled, "Emergence of a new Vibrio parahaemolyticus serotype in raw oysters. A prevention quandary." This article reported on a 1998 outbreak of acute gastroenteritis in the United States caused by oysters that contained the bacterium V. parahaemolyticus. The article did not provide information about subsequent actions taken by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Interstate...
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