For the third straight year, a brown tide has been spreading across the Great South Bay off Long Island.
The State of Connecticut on Monday announced a voluntary recall of oysters and clams harvested in Norwalk and Westport, after at least five people got sick.
Students from Connetquot High School’s “Clam Club” said they want safe and plentiful seafood. They joined their science teachers and marine biologists to seed and plant thousands of baby clams and oysters.
Instead of a ribbon-cutting, there was a ceremonial cutting of the hot dog links at Nathan’s Famous hot dogs on Coney Island Thursday.
The FDA says the New York state DEC closed the waters to harvesting on July 13 after several cases of people getting sick from eating raw or partially cooked shellfish from the area were reported.