Increased runoff from summer rains has meant higher bacteria levels.
A toxic tide has been rolling in on the east end of Long Island, and residents have been concerned.
David Carey, director of the Connecticut Bureau of Aquaculture, said 32 cases are either confirmed or under investigation.
Officials said it’s likely that more than just warm water caused high levels of bacteria in oysters and clams harvested from the waters of Long Island Sound off of Norwalk and Westport.
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.
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.
Tony Tantillo makes black fettuccine allo scoglio for two a.k.a. fresh squid ink pasta with shellfish.
There is something in the Bronx that you might not expect to see within sight of trucks being unloaded at the Hunts Point Market.