Shellfish

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

Rust Tide

Toxic Tide Worries Residents, Scientists On Long Island’s East End

A toxic tide has been rolling in on the east end of Long Island, and residents have been concerned.

08/20/2013

Oysters (file/credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images

More Sickened By Tainted Shellfish In Connecticut

David Carey, director of the Connecticut Bureau of Aquaculture, said 32 cases are either confirmed or under investigation.

08/16/2013

Oysters (file/credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images

Westport, Norwalk Shellfish Beds Shut Down After Bacteria Detected

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.

08/06/2013

Clam

Connecticut Recalls Shellfish From Norwalk, Westport Harvesting Sites

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.

08/05/2013

Long Island students are working with local biologists to help replenish the clam population in area bays. (Photo: CBS 2)

Connetquot High School Students Band Together To Help Save Long Island Seafood

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.

05/31/2013

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

Tony's Table

Tony’s Table: Fresh Squid Ink Pasta with Shellfish

Tony Tantillo makes black fettuccine allo scoglio for two a.k.a. fresh squid ink pasta with shellfish.

06/22/2012

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