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Some Long Island oysters have been contaminated by a bacteria this summer. (credit: CBS 2)

Officials: Hazardous Bacteria Contaminating Long Island Oysters

Increased runoff from summer rains has meant higher bacteria levels.

09/11/2013

Oysters (file/credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Raritan Bay Oyster Colony To Expand

The project, being run by Rutgers University and the New York/New Jersey Baykeeper group, is designed to re-establish the once-plentiful shellfish in Raritan Bay to help improve the bay’s water quality.

01/02/2013

FILE - An oyster worker checks a batch of Blue Point oysters in New York. (Photo credit" Thomas Viguier/AFP/Getty Images)

FDA: Don’t Eat Shellfish From Oyster Bay

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.

07/24/2012

(credit: The Mermaid Inn)

NYC’s 8 Best Oyster Bars

Cool off with chilled seafood and a cold drink tonight. The city is full of restaurants that are serving some of the freshest, briniest selections in the country. These are the best oyster bars in New York City.

05/29/2012

An oyster bed is seen at the junction of the Bronx River and the East River - Bronx, NY - Oct 28, 2010 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Oyster Bed Growing In The Bronx

There is something in the Bronx that you might not expect to see within sight of trucks being unloaded at the Hunts Point Market.

10/28/2010